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The Hindu tradition by Ainslie Thomas Embree

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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hindu literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Ainslie T. Embree.
SeriesReadings in oriental thought, The Modern library of the world"s best books.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL1145.5 .E5
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 363 p.
Number of Pages363
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5983636M
LC Control Number66013011

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