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Published by Viking in Toronto, New York .
Written in English

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  • Canada

Subjects:

  • Prime ministers -- Canada -- Biography.,
  • Canada -- Politics and government -- 1867-

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 539-547) and index.

StatementGeorge Bowering.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1005 .B69 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination558 p. ;
Number of Pages558
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6841979M
ISBN 100670880817
LC Control Number00341845

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