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Published by Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English

  • Korea,
  • Korea (South)
    • Subjects:
    • Religion and sociology -- Korea (South),
    • Korea -- Religion.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Lewis R. Lancaster and Richard K. Payne, with the assistance of Karen M. Andrews.
      SeriesKorea research monograph ;, 24
      ContributionsLancaster, Lewis R., Payne, Richard Karl., Andrews, Karen M.
      LC ClassificationsBL2234 .R45 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 282 p. ;
      Number of Pages282
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL657306M
      ISBN 101557290555
      LC Control Number97002424

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