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Looking for Old Ontario

McIlwraith, Thomas F.
Publisher:  University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada
Year Published:  1997  
Pages:  400pp   Price:  $24.95   ISBN:  0-8020-7658-0
Library of Congress Number:  GF512.06M32 1997   Dewey:  304.2'09713
Resource Type:  Book

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Table of Contents

Illustrations
Preface

Acknowledgement

Part One: Building old Ontario
The evolving vernacular
Natural and human history
Surveys and place names
Building materials and arts

Part Two: Reading individual features
Houses
Revealing details
Community buildings
Barns
Fences
Power and Mills
Graves and Monuments

Part Three: Examining Clusters of Features
Farms
Roadsides
Transport systems
Townscapes

Part Four: Finding Limits
Boundaries
Decay and renewal


Appendix A: Structure and outside finish
Appendix B: Halls
Appendix C: A fence typology
Notes
Suggested Reading
Selected Bibliography
Illustration Credits
Index

Topics


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