dynamics of urban growth and processes the economic, political, and social antecedents of the Canadian urban system by G. Lewis Code

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Published by Urban Studies Programme, Division of Social Science, York University in North York, Ont .

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  • Urbanization -- Canada -- History.,
  • Cities and towns -- Canada -- Growth.,
  • Urbanisation -- Canada -- Histoire.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 48-56).

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StatementG. Lewis Code.
SeriesUrban studies working paper,, no. 18
ContributionsYork University (Toronto, Ont.). Division of Social Science. Urban Studies Programme.
LC ClassificationsHT127 .C65 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 56 p. :
Number of Pages56
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Open LibraryOL492562M
ISBN 10155014300X
LC Control Number98224487

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