Communities in decline an examination of household resettlement in Newfoundland by Noel Iverson

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Published by Institute of Social and Economic Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John"s, Newfoundland .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Land settlement -- Newfoundland and Labrador,
  • Newfoundland and Labrador -- Social conditions

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StatementNoel Iverson and D. Ralph Matthews.
SeriesNewfoundland social and economic studies -- no. 6
ContributionsMatthews, D. Ralph.
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LC ClassificationsHC117.N4 I84 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination169 p. :
Number of Pages169
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23948512M
ISBN 100919666213
LC Control Number2009437968

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