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ARTH 546: Buddhist Art in East Asia (Prof. Wangwright, Fall 2017): Getting Started

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AND both terms must be present             art AND buddhist

OR either term may be present               women OR females

* truncation, finds characters beyond the root word (some databases have other symbols)

      chin* will find china as well as chinese


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