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The encyclopedia of religion in Australia

The encyclopedia of religion in Australia

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Australia -- Religion -- Encyclopedias,
  • Australia -- Religious life and customs -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 718-758) and index.

    Statementedited by James Jupp.
    GenreEncyclopedias
    ContributionsJupp, James.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2610 .E53 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 799 p., [48] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages799
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23976896M
    ISBN 100521864070
    ISBN 109780521864077
    LC Control Number2009504064

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