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Published by Amsterdam University Press in [Amsterdam] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Pilgrims and pilgrimages.,
  • Shrines.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-358) and index.

Statementedited by Peter Jan Margry.
ContributionsMargry, P. J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL619.P5 S574 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination362 p. :
Number of Pages362
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23009915M
ISBN 109089640118
ISBN 109789089640116
LC Control Number2008464757

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