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Tradition and individual freedom the life and work of Mazo de la Roche

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Published by Queen"s University in Kingston, Ont .
Written in English


  • De la Roche, Mazo, -- 1879-1961.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Douglas Michael Daymond.
SeriesCanadian theses = Thèses canadiennes -- no. 12988
The Physical Object
Pagination1 reel (iv, 496 l.)
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20693828M

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