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This publication was supported through a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.


Book Editors

Leonard P. Apedaile and Nobuhiro Tsuboi


Robert C. Annis, Rural Development Institute, Brandon University

Managing Editor

Ryan Gibson, Rural Development Institute, Brandon University

Technical Editor

Gary McNeely, Sophia Communications

Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication

Revitalization [electronic resource] : fate and choice / edited by Leonard P. Apedaile and Nobuhiro Tsuboi.

Co-published by the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation. Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 978-1-895397-79-6

1. Rural development--Canada. 2. Rural development--Japan. 3. Canada--Rural conditions. 4. Japan--Rural conditions. 5. Rural development--Cross-cultural studies. I. Apedaile, L. P. (Leonard Peter) II. Tsuboi, Nobuhiro, 1943- III. Brandon University. Rural Development Institute IV. Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation
HN49.C6R476 2008                       307.1'4120971                    C2008-905933-6

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