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Encyclopedia of sacred places

Author: Norbert C Brockman
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Now thoroughly revised and updated, this encyclopedia documents the diversity of shrines, temples, holy places, and pilgrimage sites sacred to the world's major religious traditions, and illustrates  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norbert C Brockman
ISBN: 9781598846546 159884654X
OCLC Number: 698626500
Description: 2 volumes (xxix, 681 pages) : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: V. 1. A-M --
v. 2. N-Z.
Responsibility: Norbert C. Brockman.

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