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Renowned map historian Derek Hayes provides a unique perspective on Toronto's colourful past.

In just two centuries, Toronto has grown from a tiny outpost of the British Empire to a world-class city, by far the largest in Canada. First a native village, then a French trading fort, the site became the capital of the newly established Upper Canada in 1793. The little settleme
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Hardcover, 192 pages
Published August 1st 2008 by Douglas & Mcintyre Ltd
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Moving to Toronto, so I pulled this gift from a year or two ago off the shelf. An easy, illustrated read with lots of fun facts about Toronto. We're busy with cleaning the new house, starting my new job, so reading time has been limited. This filled the gap.
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Derek Hayes is a Toronto writer who was born in London, Ontario. He has a BA in history from Queen’s University and a Bachelor of Education from The University of Maine at Presque Isle. He has worked as a high school teacher in Taipei, Istanbul, and currently teaches in Toronto.
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