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A short history of Canada

by Desmond Morton

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by McClelland & Stewart in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Canada -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementDesmond Morton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1026 .M73 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 395 p. :
      Number of Pages395
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3999359M
      ISBN 100771065086, 0771065094
      LC Control Number2001347793

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