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Jainism in America

Jainism in America

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Published by Jain Humanities Press in [Mississauga, ON] .
Written in English

  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Jainism -- Doctrines.,
    • Jainism -- United States -- History.,
    • Jains -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-219) and index.

      Statement[Bhuvanendra Kumar].
      LC ClassificationsBL1356 .K85 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination221 p. :
      Number of Pages221
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL324191M
      ISBN 100969997833
      LC Control Number97905051

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