More Than an Island
A History of the Toronto Island
Gibson, SallyPublisher: Irwin Publishing, Canada
Year Published: 1984
Pages: 324pp ISBN: 0-7720-1446-9
Library of Congress Number: FC3097.52.G52 Dewey: 971.3'541
Resource Type: Book
A thorough history of the natural, social, political, and economic history of the Toronto Island.
Table of Contents
1 The Early Days: Indians, Explorers and Traders
2 The Establishment of York: "My Favourite Sands"
3 Little York in War and Peace
4 Development of the Peninsula
5 Toronto Island in the Age of Ned Hanlan
6 The Island of Hiawatha
7 Edwardian Heyday
8 For King and Island
9 The Sandy Thirties
10 War, Winter and Waffling
11 The Metro Bulldozer
12 "We Shall Fight Them on the Beaches
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