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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
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.
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.
Way Down That Lonesome Road: Lonnie Johnson in Toronto, 1965-1970 By Mark Miller
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Toronto was Lonnie Johnson’s last stop in a career of stops, at least the eighth city in which he lived for any length of time. The influential African-American singer and guitarist, a... More > formative figure in the history of blues and jazz dating back to the 1920s, travelled north for a brief appearance at the New Gate of Cleve in May 1965 and returned for a longer engagement at the Penny Farthing in June. Over the next five years — the last five years of his life — he rarely left the city again. Way Down That Lonesome Road: Lonnie Johnson in Toronto, 1965-1970, the tenth book from noted Canadian jazz historian Mark Miller, reclaims Johnson from the realm of legend and brings him back to life in the wonderful musical ferment of the 1960s. In part a biographical study and in part a social history, Way Down That Lonesome Road follows Johnson from the generous welcome that he received from Toronto’s critics on his arrival and the successes and failures that followed.< Less
Way Down That Lonesome Road: Lonnie Johnson in Toronto, 1965-1970 By Mark Miller
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Toronto was Lonnie Johnson’s last stop in a career of stops, at least the eighth city in which he lived for any length of time. The influential African-American singer and guitarist, a... More > formative figure in the history of blues and jazz dating back to the 1920s, travelled north for a brief appearance at the New Gate of Cleve in May 1965 and returned for a longer engagement at the Penny Farthing in June. Over the next five years — the last five years of his life — he rarely left the city again. Way Down That Lonesome Road: Lonnie Johnson in Toronto, 1965-1970, the tenth book from noted Canadian jazz historian Mark Miller, reclaims Johnson from the realm of legend and brings him back to life in the wonderful musical ferment of the 1960s. In part a biographical study and in part a social history, Way Down That Lonesome Road follows Johnson from the generous welcome that he received from Toronto’s critics on his arrival and the successes and failures that followed.< Less