This two-volume paintings provides a entire survey of the entire methods humans have a good time spiritual existence round the globe.
• greater than 800 A–Z entries on spiritual vacation trips and calendars
• images of individuals celebrating numerous vacation trips round the world
• A bibliography with every one access that gives assets for additional research
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