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The promised land

Pierre Berton

The promised land

settling the West, 1896-1914

by Pierre Berton

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Published by Anchor Canada in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minorities -- Prairie Provinces -- History.,
  • Prairie Provinces -- Emigration and immigration -- History.,
  • Prairie Provinces -- Social conditions.,
  • Prairie Provinces -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPierre Berton.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination388 p.
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19414146M
    ISBN 100385659296
    OCLC/WorldCa49929244

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