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A dictionary of Hinduism

W. J. Johnson

A dictionary of Hinduism

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references (p. [376]-384).

Other titlesOxford dictionary of Hinduism
StatementW. F. Johnson
SeriesOxford paperback reference
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL1105 .J65 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 384 :
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24529222M
ISBN 109780198610267
LC Control Number2010925672


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