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Atlas of the world's religions

Author: Ninian Smart; Ailsa Heritage; Advanced Illustration Ltd.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999. ©1999
Edition/Format:   Map : Atlas : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This superbly illustrated and organized reference source is the first comprehensive visual guide to the world's religious traditions. With text by leading experts, and lavishly illustrated with photographs, thematic maps, site reconstructions, and tables and charts, many in full color, the Atlas charts the origin, growth, and spread of all major faiths. A survey of contemporary religious life, its historical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Atlases
Maps
Mapas
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Atlas of the world's religions.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)747318540
Material Type: Atlas
Document Type: Map
All Authors / Contributors: Ninian Smart; Ailsa Heritage; Advanced Illustration Ltd.
ISBN: 0195214498 9780195214499
OCLC Number: 43274428
Notes: Relief shown by shading on some maps.
Description: 1 atlas (240 pages) : color ilustrations., color maps ; 33 cm
Cartographic Mathematical Data: Scales differ.
Contents: Religion today --
Historical geography of religion --
World's religions: Hindu world --
Buddhism --
East Asian traditions --
Pacific --
ancient near east and Europe --
Judaism --
Christianity --
Islam --
Africa --
Indigenous religions.
Responsibility: edited by Ninian Smart ; [cartographic editor, Ailsa Heritage ; cartography, Advanced Illustration Ltd.].
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This superbly illustrated and organized reference source is the first comprehensive visual guide to the world's religious traditions. With text by leading experts, and lavishly illustrated with photographs, thematic maps, site reconstructions, and tables and charts, many in full color, the Atlas charts the origin, growth, and spread of all major faiths. A survey of contemporary religious life, its historical background, and a glossary, index, and list of resources enhance the research value of the book.

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