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Colombo's Canadian references

Author: John Robert Colombo
Publisher: Toronto ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book aims to introduce many people, places and things of Canadian interest that are likely to be encountered by the average person reading or in conversation; There are approximately 6,000 entries relating to a wide variety of categories of national and local significance, as well as current and historical issues; Fifty categories are presented in the book's scope and include: Abbreviations, Agriculture,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Colombo, John Robert, 1936-
Colombo's Canadian references.
Toronto ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1976
(OCoLC)559883624
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Robert Colombo
ISBN: 0195402537 9780195402537
OCLC Number: 2687700
Description: viii, 576 pages ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Canadian references.
Canadian references
Responsibility: John Robert Colombo.

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This book aims to introduce many people, places and things of Canadian interest that are likely to be encountered by the average person reading or in conversation; There are approximately 6,000 entries relating to a wide variety of categories of national and local significance, as well as current and historical issues; Fifty categories are presented in the book's scope and include: Abbreviations, Agriculture, Architecture, Art, Associations, Aviation, Awards, Broadcasting, Business, Canadianisms, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Eskimos, Events, Fauna, Film, Finance, Flora, Food & Drink, Geography, Government, History, Holidays, Indians, Journalism, Labour, Language, Law, Literature, Manufacturing, Military, Mining, Money, Music, Personalities, Places & Regions, Politics, Publications, Railways, Religion, Resources, Ships, Science, Sites, Society, Sports, Technology, Theatre, War.

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