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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 Guyot, Yves, 1843-1928
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes
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by Weber, Max, 1864-1920
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Topics: Economics, Sociology
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by Komitee "Jüdisches Kreigsarchiv"
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Jews, Jews -- Austria, Jews -- Hungary
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Topics: French language -- Slang, World War, 1914-1918 -- Language (New words, slang, etc.), Words, New --...
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Topics: Military art and science, French language -- Slang, French language -- Dictionaries, World War,...
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by Zentralstelle für Erforschung der Kriegsursachen (Berlin, Germany)
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Published by the Zentralstelle für Erforschung der Kriegsursachen, 1923-May 1932
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes, World War, 1914-1918 -- Periodicals
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Helfferich, Karl Theodor, 1872-1924
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Diplomatic history, World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918
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by Vincennes, France. Bibliothèque de documentation internationale contemporaine et musée de la grande guerre; Dubois, Jean; Appuhn, Charles, 1862-
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Hildebrand, Bruno, 1812-1878; Conrad, J. (Johannes), 1839-1915; Loening, Edgar, 1843-1919; Elster, Ludwig, b. 1856; Lexis, Wilhelm Hector Richard Albrecht, 1837-1914; Waentig, Heinrich, 1870-
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Vols. 35-55, 1880-90, called also neue Folge 1.-21. Bd.; Vols. 56-139, 1891-1933, called also 3. Folge 1.-84. Bd
Topics: Economics, Statistics, Economics -- Germany (West), Statistics -- Germany (West)
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Helfferich, Karl Theodor, 1872-1924
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Diplomatic history, World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Universität Kiel. Institut für Weltwirtschaft
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Vols. 1-20, 31-34, 1913-24, 1930-34 each consist of 2 sections: Abhandlungen. Literatur, Chronik und archivalien; v. 21-30, 1925-29 of 3 sections: Abhandlungen; Chronik und archivalien, Literatur. Each section has separate t.p. and paging
Topics: Economics, Commerce, Social sciences
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Kuhl, Hermann Joseph von, 1856-
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns Western Front, Marne, 1st Battle of the, France, 1914
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by Hildebrand, Bruno, 1812-1878; Conrad, J. (Johannes), 1839-1915; Loening, Edgar, 1843-1919; Elster, Ludwig, b. 1856; Lexis, Wilhelm Hector Richard Albrecht, 1837-1914; Waentig, Heinrich, 1870-
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Vols. 35-55, 1880-90, called also neue Folge 1.-21. Bd.; Vols. 56-139, 1891-1933, called also 3. Folge 1.-84. Bd
Topics: Economics, Statistics, Economics -- Germany (West), Statistics -- Germany (West)
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Helfferich, Karl Theodor, 1872-1924
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Diplomatic history, World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany
"Verwendete literatur": p. [782]-796
Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Territorial questions, Yugoslavs
Series 1. Nos. 1-5, g-i in 1 vol. L'explosion vue de la Frontière de l'Est, 1914-1916.- Series 2. Les Pourparlers diplomatiques. 6 vol.- Series 3. Les Communiqués officiels, 5 août-déc. 1918. 7 vol.- Series 5. A l'ordre du jour. 2 vol.- Series 6. Pangermanisme. 1 vol.- Series 7. L'indignation du monde civilisé. 2 vol.- Series 8. La guerre et la presse mondiale. 1914-1916. 4 vol.- Series 9. Pendant la guerre. 3 vol.- Series 10. Les opérations militaires. 5 vol.- Series ll. Les arméments....
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Topics: French language -- Slang, World War, 1914-1918 -- Language (New words, slang, etc.)
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Hildebrand, Bruno, 1812-1878; Conrad, J. (Johannes), 1839-1915; Loening, Edgar, 1843-1919; Elster, Ludwig, b. 1856; Lexis, Wilhelm Hector Richard Albrecht, 1837-1914; Waentig, Heinrich, 1870-
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Vols. 35-55, 1880-90, called also neue Folge 1.-21. Bd.; Vols. 56-139, 1891-1933, called also 3. Folge 1.-84. Bd
Topics: Economics, Statistics, Economics -- Germany (West), Statistics -- Germany (West)
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Gesellschaft Österreichischer Volkswirte
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Title varies: 1892-1918, Zeitschrift für Volkswirtschaft, Sozialpolitik und Verwaltung (varies slightly)
Topics: Economics -- Periodicals, Social sciences -- Periodicals
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Hildebrand, Bruno, 1812-1878; Conrad, J. (Johannes), 1839-1915; Loening, Edgar, 1843-1919; Elster, Ludwig, b. 1856; Lexis, Wilhelm Hector Richard Albrecht, 1837-1914; Waentig, Heinrich, 1870-
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Vols. 35-55, 1880-90, called also neue Folge 1.-21. Bd.; Vols. 56-139, 1891-1933, called also 3. Folge 1.-84. Bd
Topics: Economics, Statistics, Economics -- Germany (West), Statistics -- Germany (West)
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Erzberger, Matthias, 1875-1921
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Hildebrand, Bruno, 1812-1878; Conrad, J. (Johannes), 1839-1915; Loening, Edgar, 1843-1919; Elster, Ludwig, b. 1856; Lexis, Wilhelm Hector Richard Albrecht, 1837-1914; Waentig, Heinrich, 1870-
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Vols. 35-55, 1880-90, called also neue Folge 1.-21. Bd.; Vols. 56-139, 1891-1933, called also 3. Folge 1.-84. Bd
Topics: Economics, Statistics, Economics -- Germany (West), Statistics -- Germany (West)
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by Smith, Adam, 1723-1790; Prager, Robert
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Translation of: An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations
Topic: Economics
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Hildebrand, Bruno, 1812-1878; Conrad, J. (Johannes), 1839-1915; Loening, Edgar, 1843-1919; Elster, Ludwig, b. 1856; Lexis, Wilhelm Hector Richard Albrecht, 1837-1914; Waentig, Heinrich, 1870-
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Vols. 35-55, 1880-90, called also neue Folge 1.-21. Bd.; Vols. 56-139, 1891-1933, called also 3. Folge 1.-84. Bd
Topics: Economics, Statistics, Economics -- Germany (West), Statistics -- Germany (West)
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Topics: Social sciences -- Bibliography, Political science -- Bibliography, Economics -- Bibliography
Series 1. Nos. 1-5, g-i in 1 vol. L'explosion vue de la Frontière de l'Est, 1914-1916.- Series 2. Les Pourparlers diplomatiques. 6 vol.- Series 3. Les Communiqués officiels, 5 août-déc. 1918. 7 vol.- Series 5. A l'ordre du jour. 2 vol.- Series 6. Pangermanisme. 1 vol.- Series 7. L'indignation du monde civilisé. 2 vol.- Series 8. La guerre et la presse mondiale. 1914-1916. 4 vol.- Series 9. Pendant la guerre. 3 vol.- Series 10. Les opérations militaires. 5 vol.- Series ll. Les arméments....
Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- History
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Topics: Capitalism, Industries, Economic history, Economics
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, Paris (France) -- Social life and customs
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Hildebrand, Bruno, 1812-1878; Conrad, J. (Johannes), 1839-1915; Loening, Edgar, 1843-1919; Elster, Ludwig, b. 1856; Lexis, Wilhelm Hector Richard Albrecht, 1837-1914; Waentig, Heinrich, 1870-
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Vols. 35-55, 1880-90, called also neue Folge 1.-21. Bd.; Vols. 56-139, 1891-1933, called also 3. Folge 1.-84. Bd
Topics: Economics, Statistics, Economics -- Germany (West), Statistics -- Germany (West)
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Bethmann Hollweg, Theobald von, 1856-1921
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, Europe -- Politics and government 1871-1918
Includes index
Topics: Gallieni, Joseph-Simon, 1849-1916, Opéra-Comique (Paris, France), World War, 1914-1918 -- France,...
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Jews, World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Hildebrand, Bruno, 1812-1878; Conrad, J. (Johannes), 1839-1915; Loening, Edgar, 1843-1919; Elster, Ludwig, b. 1856; Lexis, Wilhelm Hector Richard Albrecht, 1837-1914; Waentig, Heinrich, 1870-
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Vols. 35-55, 1880-90, called also neue Folge 1.-21. Bd.; Vols. 56-139, 1891-1933, called also 3. Folge 1.-84. Bd
Topics: Economics, Statistics, Economics -- Germany (West), Statistics -- Germany (West)
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Hildebrand, Bruno, 1812-1878; Conrad, J. (Johannes), 1839-1915; Loening, Edgar, 1843-1919; Elster, Ludwig, b. 1856; Lexis, Wilhelm Hector Richard Albrecht, 1837-1914; Waentig, Heinrich, 1870-
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Vols. 35-55, 1880-90, called also neue Folge 1.-21. Bd.; Vols. 56-139, 1891-1933, called also 3. Folge 1.-84. Bd
Topics: Economics, Statistics, Economics -- Germany (West), Statistics -- Germany (West)
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Naumann, Friedrich, 1860-1919
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Includes bibliography
Topics: Pangermanism, World War, 1914-1918, Europe -- Politics and government 1871-1918
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by Dorgelès, Roland, 1886-1973
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Hildebrand, Bruno, 1812-1878; Conrad, J. (Johannes), 1839-1915; Loening, Edgar, 1843-1919; Elster, Ludwig, b. 1856; Lexis, Wilhelm Hector Richard Albrecht, 1837-1914; Waentig, Heinrich, 1870-
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Vols. 35-55, 1880-90, called also neue Folge 1.-21. Bd.; Vols. 56-139, 1891-1933, called also 3. Folge 1.-84. Bd
Topics: Economics, Statistics, Economics -- Germany (West), Statistics -- Germany (West)
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Clément-Janin, Noël, 1862-
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918, Engraving, Posters, French
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by Hildebrand, Bruno, 1812-1878; Conrad, J. (Johannes), 1839-1915; Loening, Edgar, 1843-1919; Elster, Ludwig, b. 1856; Lexis, Wilhelm Hector Richard Albrecht, 1837-1914; Waentig, Heinrich, 1870-
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Vols. 35-55, 1880-90, called also neue Folge 1.-21. Bd.; Vols. 56-139, 1891-1933, called also 3. Folge 1.-84. Bd
Topics: Economics, Statistics, Economics -- Germany (West), Statistics -- Germany (West)
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Mandelstam, André N. (André Nicolayévitch), 1869-1949
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Topics: Ittihat ve Terakki Cemiyeti, Eastern question (Balkan), Armenian question, World War, 1914-1918 --...
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Topics: Social sciences -- Bibliography, Political science -- Bibliography, Economics -- Bibliography
Supersedes Zeitschrift für Social- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte
Topics: Social sciences -- Periodicals, Economics -- Periodicals
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Rolland, Romain, 1866-1944
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Hildebrand, Bruno, 1812-1878; Conrad, J. (Johannes), 1839-1915; Loening, Edgar, 1843-1919; Elster, Ludwig, b. 1856; Lexis, Wilhelm Hector Richard Albrecht, 1837-1914; Waentig, Heinrich, 1870-
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Vols. 35-55, 1880-90, called also neue Folge 1.-21. Bd.; Vols. 56-139, 1891-1933, called also 3. Folge 1.-84. Bd
Topics: Economics, Statistics, Economics -- Germany (West), Statistics -- Germany (West)
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Deutscher Verband für das Kaufmännische Unterrichtswesen
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Vol. 1, pt. 1. Allgemeine Beschreibung des Landes nach seiner Lage, Bodenbeschaffenheit, seinem natürlichen Vorbedingungen für Landwirthschaft, Industrie u. Handel; Pt. 2. Die Bevölkerung des deutschen Reiches nach örtlicher Verteilung, sozialem Aufbau und allgemeinen Erwerbsverhaltnissen.- Vol. 2. Die Land- und Forstwirthschaflichen Gewerbe.- Vol. 3. Die Hauptindustrien Deutschlands.- Vol. 4. Deutschlands Handel u. Verkehr u. die diesen dienenden Einrichtungen
Topics: Economics, Germany -- Economic conditions
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Topics: Capitalism, Industries, Economic history, Economics
Supersedes Zeitschrift für Social- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte
Topics: Social sciences -- Periodicals, Economics -- Periodicals
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Hildebrand, Bruno, 1812-1878; Conrad, J. (Johannes), 1839-1915; Loening, Edgar, 1843-1919; Elster, Ludwig, b. 1856; Lexis, Wilhelm Hector Richard Albrecht, 1837-1914; Waentig, Heinrich, 1870-
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Vols. 35-55, 1880-90, called also neue Folge 1.-21. Bd.; Vols. 56-139, 1891-1933, called also 3. Folge 1.-84. Bd
Topics: Economics, Statistics, Economics -- Germany (West), Statistics -- Germany (West)
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Gesellschaft Österreichischer Volkswirte
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Title varies: 1892-1918, Zeitschrift für Volkswirtschaft, Sozialpolitik und Verwaltung (varies slightly)
Topics: Economics -- Periodicals, Social sciences -- Periodicals
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Topics: Capitalism, Industries, Economic history, Economics
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Gontaut-Biron, Roger de, comte, 1884-
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Topics: French -- Syria, Eastern question, World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns Middle East, Syria -- Politics...
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Topics: Capitalism, Industries, Economic history, Economics
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by Frech, Fritz Daniel, 1861-1917
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns Iraq, World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns Armenia
Supersedes Zeitschrift für Social- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte
Topics: Social sciences -- Periodicals, Economics -- Periodicals
Supersedes Zeitschrift für Social- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte
Topics: Social sciences -- Periodicals, Economics -- Periodicals
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Romains, Jules, 1885-1972
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Poetry
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Prisoners of war
Supersedes Zeitschrift für Social- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte
Topics: Social sciences -- Periodicals, Economics -- Periodicals
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by Gesellschaft Österreichischer Volkswirte
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Title varies: 1892-1918, Zeitschrift für Volkswirtschaft, Sozialpolitik und Verwaltung (varies slightly)
Topics: Economics -- Periodicals, Social sciences -- Periodicals
Supersedes Zeitschrift für Social- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte
Topics: Social sciences -- Periodicals, Economics -- Periodicals
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Hildebrand, Bruno, 1812-1878; Conrad, J. (Johannes), 1839-1915; Loening, Edgar, 1843-1919; Elster, Ludwig, b. 1856; Lexis, Wilhelm Hector Richard Albrecht, 1837-1914; Waentig, Heinrich, 1870-
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Vols. 35-55, 1880-90, called also neue Folge 1.-21. Bd.; Vols. 56-139, 1891-1933, called also 3. Folge 1.-84. Bd
Topics: Economics, Statistics, Economics -- Germany (West), Statistics -- Germany (West)
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Hildebrand, Bruno, 1812-1878; Conrad, J. (Johannes), 1839-1915; Loening, Edgar, 1843-1919; Elster, Ludwig, b. 1856; Lexis, Wilhelm Hector Richard Albrecht, 1837-1914; Waentig, Heinrich, 1870-
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Vols. 35-55, 1880-90, called also neue Folge 1.-21. Bd.; Vols. 56-139, 1891-1933, called also 3. Folge 1.-84. Bd
Topics: Economics, Statistics, Economics -- Germany (West), Statistics -- Germany (West)
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Hildebrand, Bruno, 1812-1878; Conrad, J. (Johannes), 1839-1915; Loening, Edgar, 1843-1919; Elster, Ludwig, b. 1856; Lexis, Wilhelm Hector Richard Albrecht, 1837-1914; Waentig, Heinrich, 1870-
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Vols. 35-55, 1880-90, called also neue Folge 1.-21. Bd.; Vols. 56-139, 1891-1933, called also 3. Folge 1.-84. Bd
Topics: Economics, Statistics, Economics -- Germany (West), Statistics -- Germany (West)
Supersedes Zeitschrift für Social- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte
Topics: Social sciences -- Periodicals, Economics -- Periodicals
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Hildebrand, Bruno, 1812-1878; Conrad, J. (Johannes), 1839-1915; Loening, Edgar, 1843-1919; Elster, Ludwig, b. 1856; Lexis, Wilhelm Hector Richard Albrecht, 1837-1914; Waentig, Heinrich, 1870-
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Vols. 35-55, 1880-90, called also neue Folge 1.-21. Bd.; Vols. 56-139, 1891-1933, called also 3. Folge 1.-84. Bd
Topics: Economics, Statistics, Economics -- Germany (West), Statistics -- Germany (West)
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by Rousset, Léonce, 1850-
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Vol. 1. Août 1914 - Avril 1915.- Vol. 2. Avril à Décembre 1915.- Vol. 3. Janvier à Septembre 1916.- Vol. 4. Septembre 1916 - Juin 1917.- Vol. 5. Juin 1917 - Mai 1918.- Vol. 6. Juin 1918 au 28 Juin 1919
Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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by Conrad, Johannes, 1839-1915
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Contains bibliographies
Topics: Economics, Economics -- History
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by Grondijs, Lodewijk Hermen, 1878-
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Russia, World War, 1914-1918 -- Siberia, Russia -- History Revolution,...