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Inside the Museum - Fort York National Historic Site

by John Goddard Dundurn (June 11, 2014)

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 Dundurn (June 11, 2014)

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 Dundurn (June 11, 2014)

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 Dundurn (June 11, 2014)

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 Dundurn (June 11, 2014)

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 Dundurn (June 11, 2014)

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 Dundurn (June 11, 2014)

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 Dundurn (June 11, 2014)

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. Dundurn (March 14, 2014)

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 Dundurn (June 11, 2014)

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 Dundurn (June 11, 2014)

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 Museums: Toronto's Heritage Sites and their Most Prized Objects

by John Goddard Dundurn (June 07, 2014)

Illuminates Toronto's early history through its small heritage museums and their prized objects. For the first time, it showcases the scattered historic homes and other buildings as a single community.


Arctic Revolution: Social Change in the Northwest Territories, 1935-1994

by John David Hamilton Dundurn (September 01, 1994)

This path-breaking book offers some no-nonsense truth about northern development.


The Old Brewery Bay: A Leacockian Tale

by James A. "Pete" McGarvey Dundurn (January 10, 1994)

A personal account of the misadventures that preceded the opening of the Leacock home to the public in 1958.


Mount Pleasant Cemetery: An Illustrated Guide: Second Edition, Revised and Expanded

by Mike Filey Dundurn (June 01, 1999)

This illustrated guide includes descriptions of the monuments and horticultural features of Mount Pleasant Cemetery.


Toronto Sketches 9: "The Way We Were" Columns from the Toronto Sunday Sun

by Mike Filey Dundurn (April 01, 2006)

These are collections of Mike Filey's best work from his popular and long-running Toronto Sun column, "The Way We Were."


Toronto Sketches 4: The Way We Were

by Mike Filey Dundurn (September 01, 1995)

These are collections of Mike Filey's best work from his popular and long-running Toronto Sun column, "The Way We Were."


A Winnipeg Album: Glimpses of the Way We Were

by John David Hamilton & Bonnie Dickie Dundurn (October 01, 1998)

A Winnipeg Album is a pictorial impression of Winnipeg's colourful, dramatic, and relatively brief history, compiled and with commentary by John David Hamilton and Bonnie Dickie. Over 100 stunning black-and-white...


Whisky and Ice: The Saga of Ben Kerr, Canada's Most Daring Rumrunner

by C.W. Hunt Dundurn (July 26, 1996)

During the 1920s, Ben Kerr was known as the "King of the Rumrunners" and was put at the top of the most wanted list by the U.S. Coast Guard.


Ontario 1610-1985

by Randall White Dundurn (July 26, 1996)

This book begins with the earliest aboriginal inhabitants, details early European settlement, and describes the remarkable economic transition over the years.


The Orillia Spirit: An Illustrated History of Orillia

by Randy Richmond Dundurn (August 22, 1996)

The Orillia Spirit tells the history of the city through the stories of its people.


The Belgians in Ontario: A History

by Joan Magee Dundurn (January 10, 1987)

The Belgians in Ontario chronicles more than 300 years of Belgian presence in Ontario. This book examines the contributions of the Belgian community in a diverse range of activities including agriculture, sports,...


Royal Spring: The Royal Tour of 1939 and the Queen Mother in Canada

by Arthur Bousfield & Garry Toffoli Dundurn (January 01, 1989)

A beautiful and nostalgic look at the royal tour that captured a generation - the first visit of a reigning monarch to Canada. This six week visit from the Atlantic to the Pacific and back again (with a short...


Ontario Book of Days

by Robbins Elliott Dundurn (August 08, 1988)

A light-hearted and whimsical chronicle of some of the most interesting events in Ontario's history whether they took place two centuries or two years ago.


The Journey from Tollgate to Parkway: African Canadians in Hamilton

by Adrienne Shadd Dundurn (December 14, 2010)

The Journey from Tollgate to Parkway examines the history of blacks in the Ancaster-Burlington-Hamilton area, their struggle for justice and equality in education and opportunity, and their achievements, presented...


The Toronto Book of the Dead

by Adam Bunch & Shawn Micallef Dundurn (September 16, 2017)

Exploring Toronto’s history through the stories of its most fascinating and shadowy deaths.

If these streets could talk…

With morbid tales of war and plague, duels and executions, suicides and séances, Toronto’s...


The Orillia Spirit

by Randy Richmond & James A. "Pete" McGarvey Dundurn (July 08, 2017)

  • An updated second edition of Orillia journalist Randy Richmond’s history of Orillia, immortalized by Stephen Leacock in Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town
  • Illustrated throughout, with rich details about local...


Don Mills

by Scott Kennedy Dundurn (February 18, 2017)

  • A colourful local history that ties Toronto’s pioneer roots to its modern form, including an inside look at numerous historic structures to discover
  • Learn how the Evergreen Brick Works, an internationally...


Raising Royalty

by Carolyn Harris Dundurn (April 08, 2017)

How royal parents dealt with raising their children over the past thousand years, from keeping Vikings at bay to fending off paparazzi.

William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, are setting trends...


Double Trap: The Last Public Hanging in Canada

by John Melady Dundurn (September 17, 2005)

In 1868, a man who robbed and killed a farmer and his family was hanged in Goderich. It was the last public hanging in Canada.


Nothing On But the Radio: A Look Back at Radio in Canada and How It Changed the World

by Gil Murray Dundurn (September 01, 2003)

When radio made its debut in the early twentieth century, it brought people together as no other communication medium had ever done.


Newmarket: The Heart of York Region

by Robert Terence Carter Dundurn (July 26, 1996)

The story of Newmarket from its formation in the mid 1800s to the busy town we know today.


The Underground Railroad: Next Stop, Toronto!

by Adrienne Shadd, Afua Cooper & Karolyn Smardz Frost Dundurn (February 24, 2009)

This richly illustrated book examines Torontos connection to slavery and to the system of secret routes, safe houses, and "conductors."


Toronto Sketches 10: "The Way We Were"

by Mike Filey Dundurn (November 16, 2010)

The 10th volume of Toronto Sketches highlights some of Torontos greatest landmarks and steps back in time to revisit the Avrocar, Miss Toronto of 1926, and The Hollywood, the citys first talkie theatre.


Canada's Big House: The Dark History of the Kingston Penitentiary

by Peter H. Hennessy Dundurn (October 01, 1999)

The story of Kingston Penitentiary's rapid descent from puritanical purpose to merely punitive management.


Toronto Sketches 8: The Way We Were

by Mike Filey Dundurn (September 01, 2004)

These are collections of Mike Fileys best work from his popular and long-running Toronto Sun column, "The Way We Were."


Strangers at Our Gates: Canadian Immigration and Immigration Policy, 1540-2006 Revised Edition

by Valerie Knowles Dundurn (March 30, 2007)

In this revised edition, Knowles describes Canada's immigrants and immigration policies, paying special attention to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act of 2001.


Seventy Years of Issues: Historical Vocal 78 rpm Pressings from Original Masters 1931-2001

by Tom Peel & John Stratton Dundurn (January 01, 2001)

A comprehensive listing of original 78-rpm recordings from original and metal plates.


Toronto Sketches 3: "The Way We Were"

by Mike Filey Dundurn (September 01, 1994)

These are collections of Mike Filey's best work from his popular and long-running Toronto Sun column, "The Way We Were."


Toronto Sketches 6: The Way We Were

by Mike Filey Dundurn (September 01, 2000)

These are collections of Mike Filey's best work from his popular and long-running Toronto Sun column, "The Way We Were."


Women in Canadian Politics: Volume 6: Toward Equity in Representation

by Kathy Megyery Dundurn (January 01, 1991)

The studies in this volume examine women's involvement in political parties both past and present.


Toronto Sketches 5: The Way We Were

by Mike Filey Dundurn (October 01, 1997)

These are collections of Mike Filey's best work from his popular and long-running Toronto Sun column, "The Way We Were."


Toronto Sketches 7: The Way We Were

by Mike Filey Dundurn (April 01, 2003)

These are collections of Mike Filey's best work from his popular and long-running Toronto Sun column, "The Way We Were."


Star of Courage: Recognizing the Heroes Among Us

by John Melady Dundurn (October 01, 2001)

They are Canada's heroes, recipients of the prestigious Star of Courage, and these are the stories of their bravery.


Under Arrest: Canadian Laws You Won't Believe

by Bob Tarantino Dundurn (August 30, 2007)

This entertaining romp spotlights the countrys past and present strange-but-true laws and legal history.


Sudbury: Rail Town to Regional Capital

by C.M. Wallace & Ashley Thomson Dundurn (July 25, 1996)

In 1900, Sudbury was a small town with a population of about 2,000. Now, it is the largest city in northeastern Ontario.


Losing the Empress: A Personal Journey

by David Creighton Dundurn (September 01, 2000)

On May 29, 1914, the Empress of Ireland sank on the St. Lawrence River. The author delves into the lives of his grandparents, who went down with the ship.


The Little Immigrants: The Orphans Who Came to Canada

by Kenneth Bagnell Dundurn (November 01, 2001)

The story of the 100,000 impoverished children who travelled from the British Isles to Canada to solve the farm labour shortage.


Battlefield House Museum and Park: Inside Hamilton's Museums

by John Goddard Dundurn (June 25, 2016)

Take a journey through Hamilton's past by way of the Battlefield House Museum and Park. Learn about founders, families, wars, and politics through tours of the grounds and houses and a discussion of some of...


Dundurn National Historic Site: Inside Hamilton's Museums

by John Goddard Dundurn (June 04, 2016)

Take a journey through Hamilton's past by way of Dundurn National Historic Site and Hamilton Military Museum. Learn about founders, families, wars, and politics through tours of the grounds and houses and a...