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Introduction to Eastern Thought

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Published by AltaMira Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Oriental & Indian philosophy,
  • Philosophy,
  • Eastern,
  • Philosophy / Eastern,
  • Philosophy, Asian,
  • Eastern - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7924029M
ISBN 100742504344
ISBN 109780742504349

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