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Survivance, climate, culture and Quebec

Peter B. Waite

Survivance, climate, culture and Quebec

lectures for the University of Edinburgh, Thursday, May 15, 1980

by Peter B. Waite

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Published by Great-West Life Assurance Co. in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Québec (Province) -- Politics and government.,
  • Quebec (Province) -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUn climat, deux cultures, un Québec ... pérennité du Canada
    StatementP.B. Waite.
    SeriesGreat-West Life Assurance Company lecture -- 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF5477 W35
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16, 16 p. --
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18834582M

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