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Lists of Note

by Shaun Usher

Humans have been making lists for even longer than they've been writing letters. They are the shorthand for what really matters to us: our hopes and aspirations; likes and dislikes; rules for living and loving;...


The Excruciating History of Dentistry

by James Wynbrandt

For those on both sides of the dreaded dentist's chair, James Wynbrandt has written a witty, colorful, and richly informative history of the art and science of dentistry. To all of those dental patients whose...


Every Army Man Is with You: The Cadets Who Won the 1964 Army-Navy Game, Fought in Vietnam, and Came Home Forever Changed

by Nicolaus Mills

This book by historian Nicolaus Mills links the biographies of players on the 1964 Army team from the time they spent on the field together to the years they spent stationed around the country and the world,...


River of Ink: [An Illustrated History of Literacy]

by Thomas Christensen

Thomas Christensen’s previous title 1616: The World in Motion looked at a single year in the age of early maritime globalism--PW gave it a starred review, calling it “a stunning overview of the nascent modern...


Live at the Commodore: The Story of Vancouver's Historic Commodore Ballroom

by Aaron Chapman

The untold story of a rock’n’roll landmark in Vancouver that has hosted a who’s who of music greats.


Women Constructing Men: Female Novelists and Their Male Characters, 1750D2000

by Katharina Rennhak, Sarah S. G. Frantz, Angela Laflen & Rainer Emig et al.

Female novelists have always invested as much narrative energy in constructing their male characters as in envisioning their female. The collected articles in


Cities of Empire

by Tristram Hunt

An original history of the most enduring colonial creation, the city, explored through ten portraits of powerful urban centers the British Empire left in its wake

At its peak, the British Empire was an urban...


Americans in Dissent: Thirteen Influential Social Critics of the Nineteenth Century

by Steven L. Piott

Americans in Dissent is designed as a collection of biographical essays written for general readers and undergraduates that focuses on the topic of American dissent during the period from 1830 to 1890.


Rebel youth

by AA.VV., Emanuele Martinez & Marco Pizzo

Poco meno di vent'anni di egemonia e dominazione napoleonica avevano fortemente inciso sulla mentalità di una generazione di Italiani, che da quel periodo avevano avuto una bandiera, una consolidata coscienza...


Inside the Museum - Fort York National Historic Site

by John Goddard

A special excerpt from the first book to gather in one place information about Toronto's heritage sites, the places where the early history of the city is preserved for future generations.


Inside the Museum - Spadina House

by John Goddard

A special excerpt from the first book to gather in one place information about Toronto's heritage sites, the places where the early history of the city is preserved for future generations.


Inside the Museum - Montgomery's Inn

by John Goddard

A special excerpt from the first book to gather in one place information about Toronto's heritage sites, the places where the early history of the city is preserved for future generations.


Inside the Museum - Colborne Lodge

by John Goddard

A special excerpt from the first book to gather in one place information about Toronto's heritage sites, the places where the early history of the city is preserved for future generations.


Inside the Museum - The Market Gallery

by John Goddard

A special excerpt from the first book to gather in one place information about Toronto's heritage sites, the places where the early history of the city is preserved for future generations.


Inside the Museum - The Grange

by John Goddard

A special excerpt from the first book to gather in one place information about Toronto's heritage sites, the places where the early history of the city is preserved for future generations.


Inside the Museum - Toronto's First Post Office

by John Goddard

A special excerpt from the first book to gather in one place information about Toronto's heritage sites, the places where the early history of the city is preserved for future generations.


Inside the Museum - Mackenzie House

by John Goddard

A special excerpt from the first book to gather in one place information about Toronto's heritage sites, the places where the early history of the city is preserved for future generations.


Toronto Neighbourhoods 7-Book Bundle: A City in the Making / Unbuilt Toronto / Unbuilt Toronto 2 / Leaside / Opportunity Road / Willowdale / The Yonge

by Mark Osbaldeston, F.R. (Hamish) Berchem, Frederick H. Armstrong & Scott Kennedy et al.

Local history buffs and urban historians will delight in this collection of books that examine the history and development (and plans that never came to be) of Canada's largest city.


Inside the Museum - Gibson House

by John Goddard

A special excerpt from the first book to gather in one place information about Toronto's heritage sites, the places where the early history of the city is preserved for future generations.


Inside the Museum - Campbell House

by John Goddard

A special excerpt from the first book to gather in one place information about Toronto's heritage sites, the places where the early history of the city is preserved for future generations.