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Chinese ideas of life and death

Michael Loewe

Chinese ideas of life and death

faith, myth and reason in the Han period (202 BC-AD 220)

by Michael Loewe

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • China -- Social life and customs -- 221 B.C.-960 A.D.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Michael Loewe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS747.42 .L63 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 226 p. ;
      Number of Pages226
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3108093M
      ISBN 10004180001X
      LC Control Number82215287


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