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Buddhism in Koryŏ

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Published by Institute of East Asian Studies, Univ. of Calif. in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Korea
    • Subjects:
    • Buddhism -- Korea -- History -- 935-1392.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-199) and index.

      Statementedited by Lewis R. Lancaster, Kikun Suh and Chai-shin Yu.
      SeriesKorea research monograph ;, 22
      ContributionsLancaster, Lewis R., Suh, Kikun., Yu, Chai-Shin, 1932-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ662 .B83 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 211 p. ;
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL986872M
      ISBN 101557290539
      LC Control Number96024969

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