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Published by Peeters in Leuven .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • India.

Subjects:

  • Death -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism.,
  • Bereavement -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism.,
  • Hindus -- Great Britain -- Psycholog.,
  • Hindus -- Funeral customs and rites -- India.,
  • Hinduism -- Psychology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Shirley Firth.
SeriesNew religious identities in the Western world ;, 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL1214.72 .F56 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 240 p. ;
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL490634M
ISBN 109068319760
LC Control Number98221622
OCLC/WorldCa39501472

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