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The Rise and Fall of the Afterlife

The 1995 Read-Tuckwell Lectures at the University of Bristol

by Jan N. Bremmer

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages208
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Open LibraryOL7483982M
ISBN 100415141478
ISBN 109780415141475

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