Geographical approaches to Canadian problems

a selection of readings
  • 235 Pages
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  • English

Prentice-Hall of Canada , Scarborough, Ont
Cities and towns -- Canada, Canada -- Economic conditions -- 1945-, Canada -- Politics and government -- 1945
Statementedited by R. Louis Gentilcore.
ContributionsGentilcore, R. Louis, 1924-
The Physical Object
Pagination235 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23848623M

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