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Arts and Science at Toronto: A History, 1827-1990 by Craig Brown

By Craig Brown

The collage of Toronto’s college of Arts and technology is older than the college itself. Chartered in 1827 as King’s university, it formally opened in 1843 with 4 professors and twenty-seven scholars. during this full of life and interesting ebook, Robert Craig Brown vividly recounts the 150-year background of the faculty’s employees, scholars, and achievements.

Brown takes readers on a sweeping trip even though the advance and progress of the college via wartime and peace, melancholy and prosperity. He covers instructing and examine within the substantial array of topics provided, administrative and monetary issues, and the Faculty’s major contributions to raised schooling in Canada. all through, Brown lines how the college advanced prior its early defining features of elitism and exclusivity to its present shape – a remarkably diversified physique with scholars of every age, backgrounds, and educational interests.

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