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Religious freedom in Asia

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in Hauppauge, N.Y .
Written in English



  • Asia.


  • Freedom of religion -- Asia.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-217) and indexes.

StatementEdward P. Lipton, editor.
ContributionsLipton, Edward P.
LC ClassificationsBL640 .R42 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 234 p. ;
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3285297M
ISBN 101590333918
LC Control Number2003615559

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