Science and government in nineteenth-century Canada by Vittorio Maria Giuseppe De Vecchi

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Statementby Vittoria Maria Giuseppe De Vecchi.
ContributionsToronto, Ont. University.
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Pagination445 leaves.
Number of Pages445
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Open LibraryOL20779979M

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