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Shaping the Canadian city

Weaver, John C.

Shaping the Canadian city

essays on urban politics and policy, 1800-1920.

by Weaver, John C.

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Published by Institute of Public Administration of Canada in Kingston, Ont .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesMonographs on Canadian public administration -- 1
ContributionsInstitute of Public Administration of Canada.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21381492M
ISBN 100919400469

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