The growth of the Canadian urban system by Simmons, James W.

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Published by Centre for Urban and Community Studies, University of Toronto in [Toronto] .

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  • Canada,
  • Canada.


  • Cities and towns -- Canada -- Growth.,
  • Urbanization -- Canada.

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Bibliography: leaf 28.

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StatementJames W. Simmons.
SeriesResearch paper - Centre for Urban and Community Studies, University of Toronto ; no. 65
LC ClassificationsHT127 .S55
The Physical Object
Pagination28 leaves :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4292534M
LC Control Number78320169

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