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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Québec (Province),
  • Canada

Subjects:

  • Secession -- Québec (Province),
  • World politics -- 1989- -- Forecasting.,
  • Québec (Province) -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements.,
  • Canada -- Ethnic relations.,
  • Québec (Province) -- Foreign relations -- Forecasting.,
  • Canada -- Foreign relations -- 1945- -- Forecasting.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-178) and index.

Statementedited by David Carment, Frank Harvey, and John Stack.
SeriesPraeger studies on ethnic and national identities in politics,
ContributionsCarment, David, 1959-, Stack, John F., Harvey, Frank P.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1053.2 .I55 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 187 p. ;
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6786870M
ISBN 100275970515
LC Control Number00042769

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