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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
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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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Prologue

Welcome Guests

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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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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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Agokwe

From: Any Other Way

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Art Zoccole recounts his childhood in an Ojubwe community, before moving to Toronto and helping to establish the Gays and Lesbians of the First Nations in Toronto. 3 $0.30 Add
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Dealing with the Neighbours

From: Gunboats on the Great Lakes 1866-68

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Describes Canada’s relationship with America and the friction that was occurring in the 1860s. 15 $1.50 Add
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The Constitution of 1867

From: Rivals for Power: Ottawa and the Provinces

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Detailed description of the sections of the British North America Act that created a union of three colonies and a federal structure with four provinces and a federal government.. 11 $1.10 Add
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Improvising a Navy

From: Gunboats on the Great Lakes 1866-68

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Details the response to the Fenian attack of 1866 and how a navy was brought together in the 1860s to defend Canada. 35 $3.50 Add
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Take Me Away to Another World

From: Any Other Way

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Rebecka Sheffield recalls the role that Ellen Degeneres and Anne Heche played in her life and an encounter she had with Heche after moving to Toronto from Saskatoon. 2 $0.20 Add
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I Was Miss General Idea

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Derek McCormack describes how he adopted the identity of Miss General Idea, a character created by the Toronto art collective, and made her real. 2 $0.20 Add
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The Gunboats Arrive

From: Gunboats on the Great Lakes 1866-68

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Details the arrival of the British gunboats — Britomart, Heron, Cherub — to Ontario in the summer of 1866. 20 $2.00 Add
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Jolly Jack Tar

From: Gunboats on the Great Lakes 1866-68

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Describes the citizens response to the British gunboats in 1866 and details the citizenry’s interaction with sailors. 21 $2.10 Add