4 edition of Canada and the new constitution found in the catalog.
Canada and the new constitution
by Institute for Research on Public Policy = l"Institut de recherches politiques in Montreal
Written in English
Includes some text in French.
|Statement||edited by Stanley M. Beck and Ivan Bernier.|
|Contributions||Beck, Stanley M., Bernier, Ivan., Institute for Research on Public Policy.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. ;|
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