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Trans Toronto: An Oral History By Darryl Hill
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Many social theorists claim that the end of the 20th century was the beginning of the “postmodern" era, a time in which many time-honoured ideas were rejected. Trans Toronto explores the... More > claim that trans people demonstrate a wide-spread repudiation of modern conceptions of selfhood and gender. But the opinions of those who live trans lives have yet to be explored. How do trans people understand gender? What do they think of the assertions of postmodern gender theory? Trans Toronto documents answers to these questions in an oral history of Toronto's trans communities at the end of the 20th century telling the story of gender and sex in the context of dramatic cultural and historical change.< Less
Volume 2960, History of the toronto maple leafs --- History of the University of Santo Tomas By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 2960, History of the toronto maple leafs---History of the University of Santo Tomas Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a... More > poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
My Muskoka/Toronto Trilogy By Martin Avery
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Wonderful, Absorbing Stories about 20th Century Canada.'Big Phyl', shines forth as the ideal candidate to represent the wild fluctuations of a life that covered the gamut of 20th century feminine... More > identity. She is the unforgettable heroine in this excellent, unusual book. Avery's affectionate and gentle rendering of her life is laid out against a vivid backdrop that weaves in world events, local history and pop culture in a way that places the reader at the centre of every memory. In “Ace’s Ashes”, the author tells the story of generations of men in a family terribly wounded by the two world wars. This is a powerful book about war and healing. It is about the generosity of the heart, and about hope.< Less
My Muskoka/Toronto Trilogy By Martin Avery
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Wonderful, Absorbing Stories about 20th Century Canada.'Big Phyl', shines forth as the ideal candidate to represent the wild fluctuations of a life that covered the gamut of 20th century feminine... More > identity. She is the unforgettable heroine in this excellent, unusual book. Avery's affectionate and gentle rendering of her life is laid out against a vivid backdrop that weaves in world events, local history and pop culture in a way that places the reader at the centre of every memory. In “Ace’s Ashes”, the author tells the story of generations of men in a family terribly wounded by the two world wars. This is a powerful book about war and healing. It is about the generosity of the heart, and about hope.< Less
Foodprint Papers Volume 2: Foodprint Toronto By Nicola Twilley
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The Foodprint Papers are edited transcripts from Foodprint Project events. Volume 2 documents Foodprint Toronto, the second in our series of international conversations about food and the city. From... More > the fight for street food to the transportation infrastructure of the Ontario Food Terminal, and from the evolution of school meals to the challenges of scaling up urban agriculture, our panelists explored the forces that shape Toronto’s food and speculated on how to feed Toronto in the future. The free afternoon program included designers, policy-makers, architects, culinary historians, food retailers, fishermen, and others, resulting in a truly cross-disciplinary discussion that covered the past, present, and future of food and the city Each copy we sell of the Foodprint Papers enables us to produce more Foodprint Project events in the future. Thank you for supporting us in this way! www.foodprintproject.com< Less
Fenianism: The Toronto Reaction 1858-1868 By Robert McGee
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Fenianism’s effect on Catholic-Protestant relations in Toronto from the rise of Irish nationalism in 1858 to the assassination of Thomas D’Arcy McGee in 1868.
Fenianism: The Toronto Reaction 1858-1868 By Robert McGee
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Fenianism’s effect on Catholic-Protestant relations in Toronto from the rise of Irish nationalism in 1858 to the assassination of Thomas D’Arcy McGee in 1868.
Volume 2959, History of the Scots Guards (1642-1804) --- History of the Toronto Blue Jays By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 2959, History of the Scots Guards (1642-1804)---History of the Toronto Blue Jays Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a... More > poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Shoot Toronto Guide - 2nd edition By Don Westgate
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Many walking tours teach you about history and architecture. Shoot Toronto, on the other hand, deals more with how you see the sights on the tour. It is designed to inspire photographers of all... More > levels, as it takes in the unique sights of the eastern part of downtown Toronto, Canada.< Less
Memoir of the Right Reverend John Strachan, First Bishop of Toronto By A.N. Bethune
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Memoir of the life of Bishop John Strachan, First Bishop of Toronto, written by A.N. Bethune, his successor in the See. Approximately 400 scanned pages of the original book published in 1870.