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Canada and the Cold War

Reginald Whitaker

Canada and the Cold War

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Published by Lorimer in Toronto, ON .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementReg Whitaker and Steve Hewitt.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF5000
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p. :
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22597586M
ISBN 101550287699


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