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Title: The University of Toronto: A History.
Description: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, (2002), Ist edition.. 764 pp, small 4to (10 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photos, reproductions. "In this history of the University from its origin as King's College in 1827 to the present, Martin Friedland brings personalities, events, and changing visions and ideas into a remarkable synthesis. His scholarly yet highly readable account presents colourful presidents, professors, and students, notable intellectual figures from Daniel Wilson to Northrop Frye and Marshall McLuhan, and dramatic turning points such as the admission of women in the 1880s, the University College fire of 1890, the discovery of insulin, involvement in the two world wars, the student protests of the 1960s, and the successful renewal of the 1980s and 1990s." Very light soiling to bottom of textblock. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - soft crease at top of front panel, minor edge wear, minor soiling. NF/VG.

Keywords: University of Toronto, Ontario, Universities, King's College, Presidents, Professors, Students, Daniel Wilson, Northrop Frye, Marshall Mcluhan, Fires, Banting, Best, Insulin, Medicine, Law, Dentistry, Trinity, Falconer, Massey, Robarts Library, Engi

Price: US$ 40.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 13799

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