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 .

Written in English

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  • Canada

Subjects:

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

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 48-56).

Book details

StatementG. Lewis Code.
SeriesUrban studies working paper,, no. 18
ContributionsYork University (Toronto, Ont.). Division of Social Science. Urban Studies Programme.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT127 .C65 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 56 p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL492562M
ISBN 10155014300X
LC Control Number98224487
OCLC/WorldCa35942156

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