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short history of Canada

Desmond Morton

short history of Canada

by Desmond Morton

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Published by M&S in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canada -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementDesmond Morton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsFC164 .M676 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 395 p. :
    Number of Pages395
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22457141M
    ISBN 100771065086

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