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

Feminist City

A Field Guide

Leslie Kern wants your city to be feminist. An intrepid feminist geographer, Kern combines memoir, theory, pop culture, and geography in this collection of essays that invites the reader to think … 216 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

Subdivided

City-Building in an Age of Hyper-Diversity

How do we build cities where we aren’t just living within the same urban space, but living together? Greater Toronto is now home to a larger proportion of foreign-born residents than any … ; 281 View

The Imperilled Ocean

Human Stories From a Changing Sea

An exploration of the earth’s last wild frontier, filled with high-stakes stories of people and places facing an uncertain future. On a life raft in the Mediterranean, a teenager from Ghana … 238 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

Toronto’s Ravines and Urban Forests

Their natural heritage and local history

No matter where you are in Toronto, you are close to a ravine. In these often-hidden places you can find an astonishing diversity of birds, flowers, and trees. Jason Ramsay-Brown has spent twenty … 200 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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Acknowledgements

From: Feminist City

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Kern’s acknowledgements 2 $0.20 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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Foreword

From: Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests

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Naturalist Jason Ramsay-Brown describes how changes in government policy and community use over the last five years are influencing the health and welfare of Toronto’s natural heritage … 2 $0.20 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