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Some aspects of public ownership of electric utilities in Canada.

Patton, Harald Smith

Some aspects of public ownership of electric utilities in Canada.

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Published in [n.p.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electric industries -- Canada,
  • Government ownership -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Reprinted from Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters, vol. 14, 1930.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination[24 p.]
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16011617M

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