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Cities and urbanization

Cities and urbanization

Canadian historical perspectives

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Published by Copp Clark Pitman in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns -- Canada -- History.,
  • Sociology, Urban -- Canada.,
  • Urbanization -- Canada -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Gilbert A. Stelter.
    SeriesNew Canadian readings
    ContributionsStelter, Gilbert Arthur, 1933-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination275 p. :
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20990390M
    ISBN 100773047646


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