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The social organization of Zen practice

constructing transcultural reality

by David L. Preston

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Monastic and religious life (Zen Buddhism) -- United States,
    • Zen Buddhism -- Social aspects -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid L. Preston.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ9294.4.U6 P74 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 171 p. :
      Number of Pages171
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2394293M
      ISBN 10052135000X
      LC Control Number87023909

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