Urbanization and urban life in Alberta by Urban Studies Symposium (1969 Edmonton)

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Statementedited by R. Gordon McIntosh and Ian E. Housego ; with the assistance of Glenda Lamont.
ContributionsHousego, Ian E., McIntosh, R. Gordon., Human Resources Research Council of Alberta.
LC ClassificationsHT"107"U7"1969
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Paginationv, 153 p. :
Number of Pages153
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Housego, with the assistance of Glenda Lamont. Urbanization and Urban Life in Alberta. Report of the Urban Studies Symposium Sponsored by the Alberta Human Resources Research Council, Novem Author: R. Gordon McIntosh.

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