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psychological study of religion its origin, function, and future by James Henry Leuba

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

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Originally published: New York, 1912.

Statementby James H. Leuba.
SeriesInternational library of psychology, philosophy, and scientific method
The Physical Object
Pagination371p. ;
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18121479M

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