Japanese Gods and Myths (Pocket Companion Guides - Ancient Cultures)
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Japanese Gods and Myths (Pocket Companion Guides - Ancient Cultures)

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Published by Grange Books Ltd .
Written in English


  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Folklore,
  • Myths & mythology,
  • Oriental religions,
  • Japan

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8909192M
ISBN 101840131225
ISBN 109781840131222

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