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Published by University Press in Cambridge, [Great Britain] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Asia

Subjects:

  • Buddhism -- History.,
  • Asia -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesTravels of Fa-hsien (399-414 A.D.), Record of the Buddhistic kingdoms
Statementre-translated by H.A. Giles.
SeriesSAMP early 20th-century Indian books project ;, item 10202.
ContributionsGiles, Herbert Allen, 1845-1935.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm BUL-ENG-409 (D)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxvi, 96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL328145M
LC Control Number97909258

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