Local religion in North China in the twentieth century
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Local religion in North China in the twentieth century the structure and organization of community rituals and beliefs by Daniel L. Overmyer

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • China -- Religion -- 20th century

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [188]-196) and index.

Statementby Daniel L. Overmyer.
SeriesHandbook of Oriental studies. Section four, China -- v. 22 = -- Handbuch der orientalistik, Handbuch der Orientalistik -- 22. Bd.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL1803 .O83 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 219 p. ;
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24013219M
ISBN 10900417592X
ISBN 109789004175921
LC Control Number2009028998

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