A history of religious ideas translated from the French by Willard R. Trask. by Mircea Eliade

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Published by University of Chicago Press, 1978-1982. in Chicago .

Written in English

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  • Religion -- History,
  • Religions -- History

Edition Notes

SCAR lacks v. 1. Translation of: Histoire des croyances et des idées religieuses. Includes bibliography.

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Paginationv. 1-2. ;
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Open LibraryOL19417263M

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