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Man and the sacred

by Roger Caillois

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion and sociology.,
  • Religion.,
  • Rites and ceremonies.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRoger Caillois ; translated from the French by Meyer Barash.
    ContributionsBarash, Meyer, 1916-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL60 .C313 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p. ;
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3944705M
    ISBN 100252070348
    LC Control Number2001027668

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