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Toronto Sprawls A History (University of Toronto Centre for Public Management Monograph) by Lawrence Solomon

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Published by University of Toronto Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Canada - General,
  • Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.,
  • History / Canada,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9677074M
ISBN 100772786194
ISBN 109780772786197

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