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Published by University of Calgary Press in Calgary .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Canada, Western.,
  • Canada, Western,
  • Canada (Ouest)

Subjects:

  • Regionalism -- Canada, Western.,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Canada, Western.,
  • Régionalisme -- Canada (Ouest),
  • Vie des pionniers -- Canada (Ouest),
  • Canada, Western.,
  • Canada, Western -- History.,
  • Canada (Ouest),
  • Canada (Ouest) -- Histoire.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Lorry W. Felske & Beverly Rasporich.
ContributionsFelske, Lorry W., Rasporich, Beverly Jean.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1060 .C475 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 375 p. :
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3458577M
ISBN 101552381404
LC Control Number2005391917

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