University of Toronto : A History. Second Edition, in dustjacket

By: FRIEDLAND, Martin L.

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FRIEDLAND, Martin L. The University of Toronto : A History. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, (2013). Second Edition. Pp. (40,[v]-lv,(3),[3]-764,(4). With a few dozen black & white photos to text. 8vo, back cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Martin Lawrence Friedland, CC, QC, FRSC (b. September 21, 1932, Toronto). "The University of Toronto is Canada's leading universityand one of Canada's most important cultural and scientific institutions. I n this history of the University from its origin as King's College in 1827 to the present, Martin L. Friedland brings personalities, events, and changing visions and ideas into a remarkable synthesis. His scholarly yet highlyreadable account presents colourful presidents, professors, and students, notable intellectual figures from Daniel Wilson to Northrop Frye and Marshall McLuhan, and dramatic turning points such as the admission of women in the 1880s, the University College fire of 1890, the discovery of insulin, involvement in the two world wars, the student protests of the 1960s, the successful renewal of the 1980s and 1990s, and the growth of the University inthe past decade. Friedland draws on archival records, private diaries, ora l interviews, and a vast body of secondary literature. He draws also on hisown experience of the University as a student in the 1950s and, later, as a faculty member and dean of law who played a part in some of the critical developments he unfolds. The history of the University of Toronto as recounted by Friedland is intimately connected with events outside the University. The transition in Canadian society, for example, from early dependence onGreat Britain and fear of the United States to the present dominance of Am erican culture and ideas is mirrored in the University. There too can be seen the effects of the two world wars, the cold war, and the Vietnam war. AsCanadian society and culture have developed and changed, so too has the Un iversity. The history of the University in a sense is the history of Canada." (from the dj). Contents : Prologue. Part One : Beginnings. 1. (1826) A Charter for King's College. 2. (1842) Laying the Cornerstone. 3. (1849) The Creation of the University of Toronto and Trinity College. 4. (1850) Starting Over. 5. (1853) New Professors. 6. (1856) Building University College. 7. (1860) Saving the University. 8. (1871) Science and Technology. 9. (1880)The Admission of Women. Part Two : Federation. 10. (1883) Federation. 11. (1887) More New Professors. 12. (1887) Medicine. 13. (1889) Law, Dentistry,and Other Professions. 14. (1890) The Fi re and New Construction. 15. (189 5) The Strike. Part Three : Aspirations. 16. (1897) Graduate Studies. 17. (1901) The Turn of the Century and the Rise of the Alumni Association. 18. (1905) Whitney and the Royal Commission. 19. (1907) Robert Falconer Chosen .20. (1908) Falconer's Early Years. 21. (1909) Education, Medicine, and the Museum. Part Four : Turbulence. 22. (1914) The Great War. 23. (1919) Post War. 24. (1922) Research and Graduate Studies. 25. '1926) Good Years. 26. (1931) Depressing Times. 27. (1939) The Second World War. Part Five : Growth. 28. (1944) Changing the Gad. 29. (1950) 'Easy Street'. 30. (1955) Planning tor Growth. 31. (1958) Financing Expansion. 32. (1960) New Colleges. PartSix : Expanding Horizons. 33. (1962) Graduate Studies: From Massey College to the Robarts Library. 34. (1963) Multidisciplinary Bndeavours. 35. (1966 ) Engineering and Medicine. Part Secen : Adjustment. 36. (1967) Student Activism. 37. (1971) A New Act. 38. (1975) Sliding down Parnassss. 39. (1980) Financial and Other Conderns. Part Eight : Raising the Sights. 40. (1986) Moving Forward. 41. (1994) Raising the Sights. 42. (1997) Moving up Parnassus. Epilogue: (2000) A Walk through the Campus. NOTE: Due to the weight of this book, extra shipping charges may be necessary. Remnant of bookplate, else very good in dustjacket. 40.00

Title: University of Toronto : A History. Second Edition, in dustjacket

Author Name: FRIEDLAND, Martin L.

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Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2013, ISBN:9781442648005:

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