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Published by Wadsworth Pub. Co. in Belmont, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion and sociology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-327) and indexes.

    StatementMeredith B. McGuire.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL60 .M36 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 337 p. ;
    Number of Pages337
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1552944M
    ISBN 100534169686
    LC Control Number91032909

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