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University of Toronto - Robarts Library

The John P. Robarts Research Library, commonly referred to as Robarts Library, is the main humanities and social sciences library of the University of Toronto Libraries and the largest individual library in the university.

Opened in 1973 and named for John Robarts, the 17th Premier of Ontario, the library contains more than 4.5 million bookform items, 4.1 million microform items and 740,000 other items.

The library building is one of the most significant examples of brutalist architecture in North America. Its towering main structure rests on an equilateral triangular footprint and features extensive use of triangular geometric patterns throughout.

It forms the main component of a three-tower complex that also includes the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and the Claude Bissel Building, which houses the Faculty of Information. The library's imposing appearance has earned it the nickname of Fort Book.

Comprising fourteen storeys, plus two underground floors, the brutalist and futurist structure features raised podia and a suspended fourth floor. A mezzanine level physically connects Robarts Library to the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library building at its southeastern side, and to the Claude Bissel Building, housing the Faculty of Information, at its northeastern side.

The concrete waffle slab floor plates are adorned with triangular-patterned tessellation. A hexagonal central circulation atrium is enclosed at the core of the building and through the middle of the mezzanine level. The gross area of the building is over 1,036,000 square feet.


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by Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919
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by Smith, Adam, 1723-1790
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Everyman Library edition. Volume Two of two volumes.
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Topic: Economics
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by Bowley, A. L. (Arthur Lyon), Sir, 1869-1957
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Economics and finance, Prices, Wages -- England
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Topic: Economics -- Bibliography
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by Pigou, A. C. (Arthur Cecil), 1877-1959
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"This volume was originally conceived as a rewritten and revised edition of my Wealth and welfare published in 1912. But the work has grown to such an extent and has come to cover so much more ground that, though considerable sections of Wealth and welfare are incorporated in it, it is essentially an independent book." - Pref
Topics: Economics, Wealth, Labor and laboring classes, Finance
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by Aristotle; Forster, E. S. (Edward Seymour), 1879-1950
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Originally published under the title: Statement of some new principles on the subject of political economy, exposing the fallacies of the system of free trade, and of some other doctrines maintained in the "Wealth of nations."
Topics: Smith, Adam, 1723-1790, Economics, Free trade and protection -- Protection
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by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883; Engels, Friedrich, 1820-1895
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Vol. 2
Topics: Capital, Economics, Socialism
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by American Economic Association; American Economic Association. Bulletin of the American Economic Association; American Economic Association. Meeting. Papers and proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association
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Topic: Economics
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by Mun, Thomas, 1571-1641
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Reprint of the 1664 edition
Topics: Balance of trade, Economics, Mercantile system, England -- Commercial policy, England -- Commerce...
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by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883; Engels, Friedrich, 1820-1895
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Vol. 1
Topics: Capital, Economics, Socialism
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by American Economic Association; American Economic Association. Bulletin of the American Economic Association; American Economic Association. Meeting. Papers and proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association
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by Cossa, Luigi, 1831-1896
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by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Economics [and] finance
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by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883; Trask, Stephen L.; Borchardt, Julian, 1868-1932
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Topics: Capital, Economics
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Topics: Confucius, Economics
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by Gide, Charles, 1847-1932; Rist, Charles, 1874-1955
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Topic: Economics -- History
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Topics: Universities and colleges, Home economics
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by Cibrario, Luigi, conte, 1802-1870; Barneaud, François Aimé
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Topic: Economics
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by Veblen, Thorstein, 1857-1929
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"Reprinted from various periodicals, running over a period of about twenty years"--Publisher's note
Topics: Economics, Science
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by Hume, David, 1711-1776
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Topics: Economics, Political science
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by Smith, Adam, 1723-1790; Rogers, James E. Thorold (James Edwin Thorold), 1823-1890
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vol. 1
Topic: Economics
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by Stewart, Dugald, 1753-1828; Hamilton, William, Sir, 1788-1856
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vol. 4
Topics: Berkeley, George, 1685-1753, Locke, John, 1632-1704, Reid, Thomas, 1710-1796, Robertson, William,...
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by American Economic Association; American Economic Association. Bulletin of the American Economic Association; American Economic Association. Meeting. Papers and proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association
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Topic: Economics
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Topics: Economics, Wealth
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Topic: Economics -- History
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Bibliography: p. [167]-171
Topics: Balance of trade, Economics -- History, Mercantile system
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Topic: Economics -- Periodicals
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by Jevons, William Stanley, 1835-1882
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Topics: Economics, Economics, Mathematical
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Topic: Economics
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by Stewart, Dugald, 1753-1828; Hamilton, William, Sir, 1788-1856
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vol. 11
Topics: Berkeley, George, 1685-1753, Locke, John, 1632-1704, Reid, Thomas, 1710-1796, Robertson, William,...
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by Marshall, Alfred, 1842-1924
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by University of Wisconsin--Madison
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Continues in part: Economics, political science, and history series
Topics: Social sciences -- Collected works, Economics -- Collected works, Political science -- Collected...
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Topic: Economics
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by Marshall, Leon C. (Leon Carroll), b. 1879; Wright, Chester Whitney, 1879-; Field, James Alfred, 1880-1927
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Topic: Economics
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Topics: Economics, Mathematical, Utilitarianism
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by Smith, Adam, 1723-1790; Stewart, Dugald, 1753-1828
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v.1. The theory of moral sentiments -- v.2-4. The nature and causes of the wealth of nations -- v.5. Considerations concerning the formation of languages. Essays on philosophical subjects. Account of the life and writings of Dr. Smith
Topics: Smith, Adam, 1723-1790, Ethics, Economics, Languaeg and languages
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by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883; Engels, Friedrich, 1820-1895
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Topics: Proudhon, P.-J. (Pierre-Joseph), 1809-1865, Economics
Topics: Economics -- Periodicals, Social sciences -- Periodicals
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by Laistner, M. L. W. (Max Ludwig Wolfram), 1890-1959
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"Select bibliography": p. 198-199
Topics: Economics -- History Greece, Political science -- History Greece
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by Smith, Adam, 1723-1790; Stewart, Dugald, 1753-1828
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v.1. The theory of moral sentiments -- v.2-4. The nature and causes of the wealth of nations -- v.5. Considerations concerning the formation of languages. Essays on philosophical subjects. Account of the life and writings of Dr. Smith
Topics: Smith, Adam, 1723-1790, Ethics, Economics, Languaeg and languages
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by Blanqui, Louis Auguste, 1805-1881; Rossi, Pellegrino, 1787-1848; Buret, Eugène
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Topics: Economics, Labor and laboring classes -- England, Labor and laboring classes -- France
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by American Economic Association; American Economic Association. Bulletin; American Economic Association. Quarterly
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Topic: Economics -- Collections
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by Cibrario, Luigi, conte, 1802-1870; Barneaud, François Aimé
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Topic: Economics
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by Leroy-Beaulieu, Paul, 1843-1916
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Topic: Economics
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Topic: Economics -- Periodicals
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Topic: Economics
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by American Economic Association; American Economic Association. Bulletin; American Economic Association. Quarterly
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Topic: Economics -- Collections
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by Wolfe, Humbert, 1885-1940
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Topics: Defense industries -- Employees, Weapons industry -- Employees, World War, 1914-1918 -- Economics...
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by American Economic Association; American Economic Association. Bulletin of the American Economic Association; American Economic Association. Meeting. Papers and proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association
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Topic: Economics
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by Stewart, Dugald, 1753-1828; Hamilton, William, Sir, 1788-1856
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vol. 5
Topics: Berkeley, George, 1685-1753, Locke, John, 1632-1704, Reid, Thomas, 1710-1796, Robertson, William,...
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Topics: Interest and usury, Economics, Mathematical
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by Taussig, F. W. (Frank William), 1859-1940
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Topic: Economics
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Topics: Smith, Adam, 1723-1790, Economics, Sociology
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by American Economic Association; American Economic Association. Bulletin; American Economic Association. Quarterly
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Topic: Economics -- Collections
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by Taussig, F. W. (Frank William), 1859-1940
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Topic: Economics
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Topics: Economics, Free trade and protection -- Protection
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Topic: Economics -- History
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by Ely, Richard Theodore, 1854-1943
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Topic: Economics
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Abridgment of the first volume of Principles of economics (2d edition, 1891)
Topics: Economics, Industries
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by Ashley, W. J. (William James), Sir, 1860-1927
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On the study of economic history; Roscher's Programme of 1843; History of English serfdom; The Anglo-Saxon "Township"; Professor Allen's "Monographs and essays"; Mr. Round's "Feudal England"; Professor Maitland's "Domesday Book and beyond"; Mr. Seebohm's "Tribal System in Wales"; Dr. Grossmann on the peasants of Brandenburg; Professor Inama-Sternegg's German Economic history; Professor Meitzen's "Settlement of the Germans; Professor Knapp's...
Topics: Economics -- History, England -- Economic conditions, genealogy
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by American Economic Association; American Economic Association. Bulletin; American Economic Association. Quarterly
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Topic: Economics -- Collections
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by Société économique politique (Paris, France); Société de statistique de Paris. Comptes rendus
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"Revue de la science économique et de la statistique ..." (varies slightly)
Topics: Economics, Statistics, Social sciences
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Topic: Economics
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by Davenport, Herbert Joseph, 1861-1931
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Topics: Value, Economics
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by Burton, John Hill, 1809-1881
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Topic: Economics
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by Money, Leo George Chiozza, Sir, 1870-1944
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"First published in 1910."
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Topics: Tariff, Economics -- Dictionaries, England -- Tariff
Published in 1964 under title: The industrial revolution
Topics: Economics -- History Great Britain, Great Britain -- Economic conditions