Politics and government of urban Canada

selected readings
  • 382 Pages
  • 2.36 MB
  • English
Methuen , Toronto
Municipal government -- Canada -- Addresses, essays, lectures, Metropolitan government -- Canada -- Addresses, essays, lectures, Local government -- Canada -- Addresses, essays, lec



Statementedited by Lionel D. Feldman [and] Michael D. Goldrick.
ContributionsGoldrick, Michael D"Arcy, joint comp.
LC ClassificationsJS1708 .F45
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 382 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4438415M
ISBN 10045890340X
LC Control Number79094382

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Fish --Parties in power: an. Additional Physical Format: (DLC) Online version: Feldman, Lionel D. Politics and government of urban Canada. Toronto, Methuen [©] (OCoLC) ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: diagrams, graphs, maps ; 23 cm: Series Title: Canadian politics and government.

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