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Religion in a Chinese town

Philip Chesley Baity

Religion in a Chinese town

by Philip Chesley Baity

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Published by Chinese Association for Folklore in [Taipei] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Taiwan -- Religion

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 303-307.

    Statementby Philip Chesley Baity.
    SeriesAsian folklore and social life monographs -- 64
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 307 p. ;
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23314349M

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