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Any Other Way

How Toronto Got Queer

Toronto is home to multiple and thriving queer communities that reflect the dynamism of a global city. Any Other Way is an eclectic and richly illustrated local history that reveals how … ; ; ; 369 View

Gunboats on the Great Lakes 1866-68

The British Navy's show of force at the time of Confederation

This book describes British gunboat diplomacy practiced on the Great lakes in the aftermath of the US Civil War when Canada was negotiating Confederation and under Fenian attack. Cheryl MacDonald … 192 View

The Ward

The Life and Loss of Toronto's First Immigrant Neighbourhood

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Foreword

From: Any Other Way

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In the foreword, Kristyn Wong-Tam recounds her arrival in Toronto from Hong Kong and describes the diversity of the city’s queer community, which is often overshadowed by the predominantly … 2 $0.20 Add
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Introduction

From: The Ward

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Prologue

Welcome Guests

From: Gunboats on the Great Lakes 1866-68

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Describes how the citizens of Dunnville, Canada welcomed the crew of Her Majesty’s Britomart in 1866 when it was stationed there. 7 $0.70 Add
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A New Way of Lovin": Queer Toronto Gets Schooled by Jackie Shane

From: Any Other Way

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Social historian Steven Maynard recounts how Jackie Shane, a trans R&B musician who performed in Toronto throughout the 1960s, sparked discussion throughout Toronto. Any discussion of queer … 8 $0.80 Add
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Searching For The Old Ward

From: The Ward

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The Fenian Threat

From: Gunboats on the Great Lakes 1866-68

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Details the rise of the Fenians, their goals, and their invasion of Canada in the 1860s. 19 $1.90 Add
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A Whole Other Story

From: Any Other Way

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Faith Nolan recalls her experiences as a queer African Canadian woman in Toronto after moving from Nova Scotia with her mother in the 1960’s. 4 $0.40 Add
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Canada West Attacked

From: Gunboats on the Great Lakes 1866-68

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Describes the Fenian attack on Canada West in 1866 19 $1.90 Add
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No Place Like Home

From: The Ward

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