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1 INNIS, Harold Adams CHRISTIAN, William (intro. and ed.) Idea File of Harold Adams Innis. Hardcover.
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1980, ISBN:0802023509 
INNIS, Harold Adams. The Idea File of Harold Adams Innis. Edited and Introduced by William Christian. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (1980). Pp. (6),[vii]-xxi,(3),[1]-[288]. 8vo, red cloth, black and gilt lettering to front board, gilt tooling and black lettering to spine. Harold Adams Innis,b. November 5, 1894, Otterville, ON; d. November 8, 1952, Toronto. "Innis maintained, added to, and corrected, in the last seven years of his life, asingle system of cross-referenced notes, which came to be called the Idea File. Before his death in 1952 he collected these notes into a single numbered collation. In this edition the material has been arranged in chronological order to give a sense of the development of Innis's ideas and concerns.Innis's interests were many and varied, and this collection of some 1500 n otes covers an encyclopedic range of topics. The different lines of Innis'sinvestigations converge, however, in his interest in basic political and c ultural issues and in his fundamental concern for the preservation of individual freedom and creativity. At heart Innis was a moralist whose hatred ofoppresive social institutions led him to examine them from many angles. it is a fascinationg odyssey. Every reader will be refreshed and enriched by sharing Innis's life-long intellectual adventure." - from the introductory reamble. Very good. 30.00

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