A history of Canadian culture

by Jonathan Franklin William Vance

Publisher: Oxford University Press in Don Mills, Ont, New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 500 Downloads: 565
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  • Arts -- Canada,
  • Arts -- Canada,
  • Canada -- Civilization,
  • Canada -- Social life and customs,
  • Canada -- History,
  • Canada -- Civilisation,
  • Canada -- Moeurs et coutumes,
  • Canada -- Histoire

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [457]-477) and index.

StatementJonathan F. Vance.
LC ClassificationsF1021 .V36 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 500 p. :
Number of Pages500
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23873268M
ISBN 10019541909X
ISBN 109780195419092
LC Control Number2009292579

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