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Play and power in religion

A. F. Droogers

Play and power in religion

collected essays

by A. F. Droogers

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by De Gruyter in Berlin, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology of religion,
  • Play,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Power (Social sciences)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementAndré Droogers
    SeriesReligion and reason -- v. 50
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL65.P6 D76 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25053853M
    ISBN 109783110259506
    LC Control Number2011029144


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