At the beginning of 1793 Toronto was the gateway to a distant portage to the Upper Great Lakes, its permanent population a lone fur trader. One hundred and twenty-five years later it was a solid, vibrant metropolis, an industrial powerhouse supporting half a million residents.
Toronto is a city built by its people, from the original colonial aristocracy of the Family Compact, to the masses of British and Irish migrants who forged its profound links with Empire, to the polyglot flow of international migration that would ultimately transform the city in the twentieth century. This book recounts their stories, and their stories are the history of Toronto's emergence as a world-class city.
In Toronto to 1918, distinguished historian J.M.S. Careless expertly draws Toronto's stories together, creating an illuminating and entertaining portrait of the city. The text is complemented with more than 150 historical illustrations.
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Book Description Lorimer & Company Limited., Publishers, James. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Minimal damage to cover and binding. Pages show light use. Bookseller Inventory # G0888626649I3N00
Book Description Lorimer. Paperback. Book Condition: GOOD. book was well loved but cared for. Possible ex-library copy with all the usual markings and stickers. Some light textual notes, highlighting and underling. Bookseller Inventory # 2761631060
Book Description James Lorimer & Co., Toronto, 1984. softcover. Book Condition: Fine copy. Profusely illustrated (illustrator). 1st edition.. Oblong 4to, 223 pp., The History of Canadian Cities series. Bookseller Inventory # 068118
Book Description Lorimer, 2002. Soft cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-15677027535