Sacred geography

deciphering hidden codes in the landscape by Paul Devereux

Publisher: Gaia, Publisher: Distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Octopus Books USA in London, New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 160 Downloads: 451
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Subjects:

  • Sacred space,
  • Landscape assessment,
  • Landscapes,
  • Human geography,
  • Religious aspects

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-155) and index.

StatementPaul Devereux
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL580 .D468 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24898226M
ISBN 101856753220, 1841813559
ISBN 109781856753227, 9781841813554
LC Control Number2011381392
OCLC/WorldCa464589666

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