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Sports and games in Canadian life, 1700 to the present

Nancy Howell

Sports and games in Canadian life, 1700 to the present

by Nancy Howell

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Published by Macmillan of Canada in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada,
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Sports -- Canada.,
    • Canada -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 363-371.

      Statement[by] Nancy Howell and Maxwell L. Howell.
      ContributionsHowell, Maxwell Leo, 1927- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV585 .H6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination378 p.
      Number of Pages378
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5515703M
      LC Control Number73475442

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