National identity in Canada and cosmopolitan community by H. Raymond Samuels II

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Published by Agora Cosmopolitan in Ottawa, Canada .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Canada.

Subjects:

  • Group identity -- Canada,
  • Multiculturalism -- Canada,
  • Pluralism (Social sciences) -- Canada

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 266-288).

Book details

Statementby Raymond Samuels II.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1021.2 .S26 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationlxi, 288 p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL402451M
ISBN 10096819060X
LC Control Number98101822

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