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cult at the end of the world

David E. Kaplan

cult at the end of the world

the incredible story of Aum

by David E. Kaplan

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Published by Arrow in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asahara, Shōkō.,
  • Oumu Shinrikyō (Religious organization),
  • Cults -- Japan.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London: Hutchinson, 1996.

    StatementDavid E. Kaplan & Andrew Marshall.
    ContributionsMarshall, Andrew.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination390 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16618918M
    ISBN 100099256878
    LC Control Number97059145


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