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On the relative value of human life in different parts of Canada

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Published by s.n.] in [Montreal? .
Written in English


  • Mortality -- Canada.,
  • Canada -- Statistics, Vital.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesThe Canadian naturalist.
Statementby Philip P. Carpenter.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (12 fr.).
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18821478M
ISBN 100665564333

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