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The power of faiths in global politics

The power of faiths in global politics

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Published by Novus in Oslo .
Written in English


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StatementSturla J. Stålsett and Oddbjørn Leirvik (eds.) with Peter Beyer.
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LC ClassificationsBL
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. ;
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19210645M
ISBN 108270993980

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