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Buddhism and the arts of Japan by Richard B. Pilgrim

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Japan,
  • Japan.


  • Buddhism -- Japan,
  • Arts, Buddhist -- Japan,
  • Japan -- Civilization -- Buddhist influences

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Edition Notes

StatementRichard B. Pilgrim.
LC ClassificationsBQ678 .P54 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL355296M
ISBN 100231113471
LC Control Number98015070

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