The life of Buddha
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The life of Buddha as legend and history by Thomas, E. J.

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Published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Alfred A. Knope in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Gautama Buddha.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Edward J. Thomas.
SeriesSAMP early 20th-century Indian books project ;, item 07599.
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm BUL-ENG-086 (B)
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 297 p.
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL642521M
LC Control Number96907666

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