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Published by B. Wimalaratana in [Boralesgamuwa, Sri Lanka] .
Written in English

  • Buddhist sociology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementBellanwila Wimalaratana.
    LC ClassificationsBQ4570.S6 W56 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59 p. ;
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2010277M
    LC Control Number90909126

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