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Cults, Customs and Superstitions of India

Being a Revised and Enlarged Edition of "Indian Life, Religious and Social"

by John Campbell Oman

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Published by Adamant Media Corporation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • cults,customs,superstitions,India,religion,social life,John Campbell Oman,
  • History / Asia,
  • Travel / Africa

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9403385M
    ISBN 10142127227X
    ISBN 109781421272276


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Cults, Customs and Superstitions of India. Comprising Studies and Sketches of interesting peculiarities in the Beliefs, Festivals and Domestic Life of the Indian People; also of Witchcraft and Demoniacal Possession, as known amongst them. With illustrations from Photographs and from Drawings By William Campbell Oman.

OMAN, John Campbell. Cults, customs and superstitions of India, being a revised and enlarged edition of "Indian life, religious and social" comprising studies and sketches of interesting peculiarities in the beliefs, festivals and domestic life of the Indian people; also of witchcraft and demoniacal possession, as known amongst them.

Cults, customs, and superstitions of India, being a revised and enlarged edition of Indian life, religious and social: comprising studies and sketches of interesting peculiarities in the beliefs, festivals, and domestic life of the Indian people, also of witchcraft and demoniacal possession as known amongst them.

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