Urbanism and the changing Canadian society.
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Published by University of Toronto Press .
Written in English



  • Canada,
  • Canada.


  • Cities and towns -- Canada,
  • Canada -- Social conditions

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHN103 .C57
The Physical Object
Pagination150 p.
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5842987M
LC Control Number61066023

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