Migrations from western Ukraine to western Canada
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Published by Canadian Centre for Ukrainian Culture and Ethnography in Edmonton .
Written in English


  • Ukrainians -- Canada, Western -- History -- Congresses.,
  • Ukraine -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- Congresses.,
  • Canada, Western -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- Congresses.

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StatementAlexander Makar and Radomir Bilash, editors.
ContributionsBilash, Radomir Borislaw., Makar, Alexander., Alberta. Historic Sites Service., Canadian Centre for Ukrainian Culture and Ethnography.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19111456M
ISBN 101551951568

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