Geography

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A Halifax Boyhood

Growing up on the city's outskirts in the 1940s and 50s

Anyone who grew up in the late 1940s and 50s will recognize themselves and their experiences in this story of a Halifax boyhood. Whether its the thrill of skating while holding someones hand for … ; 96 View

Black Geographies

and the Politics of Place

Black Geographies and the Politics of Place is an interdisciplinary collection of essays in black geographic theory. Fourteen authors address specific geographic sites and develop their … 272 View

Casa Loma

Canada'’s Fairy-Tale Castle and Its Owner, Sir Henry Pellatt

In this fifth edition, with new photography showing Casa Loma in its newly restored state, Bill Freeman takes readers on a tour of every significant room in this dramatic hillside castle, … ; 96 View

How We Changed Toronto

The inside story of twelve creative, tumultuous years in civic life, 1969-1980

By the mid-1960s Toronto was well on its way to becoming Canada’s largest and most powerful city. One real estate firm aptly labelled it Boomtown. Expressways, subways, shopping centres, … 349 View

South End Boy

Growing up in Halifax in the tumultuous '30s and '40s

In this memoir Jim Bennet introduces us to Halifax of the 1930s and ’40s: one full of coal smoke and rival gangs, chuffing freight trains and pine tar soap. He takes the reader along with … 143 View

Their Town

The Mafia, the Media and the Party Machine

This book is a classic of its kind — a no-holds-barred portrait of Hamilton civic life in the 1970s. The focus is on power — and the powerful. On the surface, power was wielded by the … ; 166 View
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“No One Knows the Mysteries at the Bottom of the Ocean”

From: Black Geographies

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Introduction to the themes of the book. Found in black geographies are a history of brutal segregation and erasure, but also processes that inform a different or new approach to the production of … ; 13 $1.30 Add
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Acknowledgments and Floor Plans

From: Casa Loma

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Cast of Characters

From: How We Changed Toronto

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Short biographies about the people consistently mentioned throughout the book. 7 $0.70 Add
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Ice Cakes, 1941

From: A Halifax Boyhood

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Looks at the Northwest Arm in Melville Cove, its landmarks and features in 1941 ; 5 $0.50 Add
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Introduction

Hamilton Politics and the Ideology of Business

From: Their Town

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An introduction to the core ideas behind this book. ; 5 $0.50 Add
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Introduction

From: North of Superior

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Outlines the exact area of Northwestern Ontario, explains how this book bridges a gap in history of this reason giving an accessible overview of the region for the first time, explains the three … ; 8 $0.80 Add
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Preface

From: South End Boy

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1930s and 1940s Halifax 3 $0.30 Add
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Discovering a Political Life

From: How We Changed Toronto

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Sewell recounts what brought him to getting involved in city politics and brings us right to his election as junior alderman in 1967 25 $2.50 Add
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Down the Arm, 1941–59

From: A Halifax Boyhood

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Landmarks down the Arm and into Halifax proper 1941-1959 ; 9 $0.90 Add
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Home

From: South End Boy

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1930s and 1940s Halifax. Talks about the house he grew up in 7 $0.70 Add