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Struggling with diversity

Robin Bredin

Struggling with diversity

the state education of the pluralistic, Upper Canadian population, 1791-1841

by Robin Bredin

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education -- Ontario -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Public schools -- Ontario -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Church schools -- Ontario -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Ontario -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Minorities -- Education -- Ontario -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Ontario -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Canada -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesState education of the pluralistic, Upper Canadian population, 1791-1841
    Statementby Robin Bredin.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 385 leaves.
    Number of Pages385
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19165872M
    ISBN 100612500101

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