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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
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Cobalt

Cradle of the Demon Metals, Birth of a Mining Superpower

The world is desperate for cobalt. It drives the proliferation of digital and clean technologies. But this “demon metal” has a horrific present and a troubled history. The modern … 336 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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Preface: The Demon Metal

From: Cobalt

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In the Preface author Charlie Angus provides a brief history of cobalt and its importance to digital technology, clean energy, and electric vehicles. He also discusses the darker side of cobalt … 4 $0.40 Add
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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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Introduction: The Cradle

From: Cobalt

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The Introduction provides a brief history of Cobalt, Ontario and its legacy on the Canadian mining industry worldwide. 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