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More Than an Island
A History of the Toronto Island

Gibson, Sally
Publisher:  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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