2 edition of death and life of constitutional reform in Canada found in the catalog.
death and life of constitutional reform in Canada
Dean"s Conference on Law and Policy (2nd 1989 Queen"s University)
1990 by Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, Queen"s University in Kingston, Ont., Canada .
Written in English
On cover: Dean"s Conference on Law and Policy, Faculty of Law, Queen"s University, 2.
|Statement||edited by John D. Whyte and Christopher N. Kendall.|
|Series||Paper / Dean"s Conference on Law and Policy,, no. 2|
|Contributions||Whyte, John D., Kendall, Christopher N. 1966-, Queen"s University (Kingston, Ont.). Institute of Intergovernmental Relations., Queen"s University (Kingston, Ont.). Faculty of Law.|
|LC Classifications||KE4198 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 94 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||94|
|LC Control Number||91146126|
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