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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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Nov 5, 2019 Money, Leo George Chiozza, Sir, 1870-1944
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Topics: Tariff, Economics -- Dictionaries, England -- Tariff
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Nov 26, 2016 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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Includes bibliographies
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Topic: Economics
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Apr 30, 2016 Thurston, Henry Winfred, 1861-1946
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Dec 5, 2015 Müller, Adam Heinrich, Ritter von Nitterdorf, 1779-1829; Baxa, Jakob, 1895-
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At head of title: Adam H. Müller
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Topics: Political science, Law, Economics
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Feb 16, 2015 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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Nov 27, 2007 Aristotle; Forster, E. S. (Edward Seymour), 1879-1950
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Topics: Economics, Prices, Rents
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Topics: Economics, Economic history -- 1750-1918, Socialism
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Topic: Economics
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- Loria, Achille, 1857-1943; Paul, Eden, 1865-1944
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Topics: Economics, Income
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Topics: Railroads -- Location, Railroads -- Economics of construction
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Topics: Economics, Reconstruction (1914-1939)
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- Société économique politique (Paris, France); Société de statistique de Paris. Comptes rendus
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- Société économique politique (Paris, France); Société de statistique de Paris. Comptes rendus
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- Bogdanov, M; Zas, A. ., 1879-1931
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Topic: Economics
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- Société économique politique (Paris, France); Société de statistique de Paris. Comptes rendus
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Topics: Economics, Statistics, Social sciences
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- Lampertico, Fedele, 1833-1906
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Topics: Labor economics, Labor and laboring classes
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- Sempere y Guarinos, Juan, 1754-1830
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Topics: Economics -- Collections, Law -- Spain History and criticism, Spain -- Economic policy
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Topic: Economics
1. t. Systematisierung Richtungen und Methoden der Volkswirtschaftslehre, von W. Lexis. Die Entwicklung der Wert- und Preistheorie im 19. Jahrhundert, von K. Diehl. Die Lehre von der Produktion und der produktivität, von L. von Wiese. Die Lehre vom Kapital, von A. Spiethoff. Theorie des Grundbesitzes und der Grundrente in der deutschen Literatur des 19. Jahrhunderts, von K.T. von Inama-Sternegg. Zur deutschen Geldlehre des 19. Jahrhunderts, von S.P. Altmann. Geschichte der deutschen...
Topics: Economics -- History, Germany -- Economic conditions, genealogy
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- Delemer, Adolphe
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Topics: Government monopolies, World War, 1914-1918 -- Economics and finance, France -- Finance and...
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Topics: Economics -- Periodicals, Social sciences -- Periodicals
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- Société économique politique (Paris, France); Société de statistique de Paris. Comptes rendus
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Topics: Economics, Statistics, Social sciences
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- Révai, Sámuel
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Title page wanting: title and imprint supplied from LC Pre 56
Topics: Economics, Social sciences
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- 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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Topic: Economics -- Collected works
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Topic: Economics
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Topic: Economics
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- American Economic Association; American Economic Association. Bulletin; American Economic Association. Quarterly
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Topic: Economics -- Collections
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- 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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- 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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Vol. 1. I. Ueber das Verhältniss der Nationalökonomik zum ckassischen Alterthume. II. Ein neuer Versuch, die Volkswirthschaftslehre zu katholisiren. III. Zur Lehre vom Zusammenhange zwischen Nationalökonomik und Rechtswissenschaft. IV. Ueber den Luxus. V. Ueber die Landwirthschaft der ältesten Deutschen vom Werthe des Bauernstandes. VI. Ein nationalökonomisches Hauptprincip der Forstwissenschaft. VIII. Betrachtungen über die geographische Lage der grossen Städte. IX. Unsere...
Topic: Economics
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- Desjardins, Arthur, 1835-1901
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Topics: Proudhon, P.-J. (Pierre-Joseph), 1809-1865, Economics
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- Davis, Michael M. (Michael Marks), 1879-1971
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Reprinted from the Medical Record, January 8, 1916
Topics: Health insurance, Medical economics
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- Hamilton, Walton Hale, 1881-1958
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Prepared to accompany the author's Current economic problems
Topic: Economics
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Extract from the Berichte der historischphilologischen Klasse der Königl. Sächsischen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften, l849
Topic: Economics
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- Leacock, Stephen, 1869-1944
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Topics: Social problems, Socialism, Economics
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- Société économique politique (Paris, France); Société de statistique de Paris. Comptes rendus
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- Société économique politique (Paris, France); Société de statistique de Paris. Comptes rendus
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- Gide, Charles, 1847-1932
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Topic: Economics
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Topics: Wealth, Saving and investment, Economics
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- Gottl-Ottlilienfeld, Friedrich von, 1868-
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Topics: Economics, Social sciences
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Topics: Carey, Henry Charles, Economics
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- Funck-Brentano, Théophile, 1830-1906
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Topic: Economics
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- Zas, A. ., 1879-1931
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- Rau, Karl Heinrich, 1792-1870
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Allgemeine oder theoritische Volkswirthschaftslehre.- v. 5. Ordnung der Finanzwirthschaft. Finanzbedarf. Privaterwerb.- v. 6. Gebühren u. allgemeine Steuerlehre
Topics: Finance, Economics
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Topics: Economics, Mathematical, Economics
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Issues for 1919-1963 called also: Ny följd, årg. 1-ny följd, årg. 45
Topics: Political science, Economics, Statistics
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Topic: Economics
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- American Economic Association; American Economic Association. Bulletin; American Economic Association. Quarterly
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Topic: Economics -- Collections
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- American Economic Association; American Economic Association. Bulletin; American Economic Association. Quarterly
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Topic: Economics -- Collections
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- Société économique politique (Paris, France); Société de statistique de Paris. Comptes rendus
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- Rathenau, Walther, 1867-1922
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Ethische Betrachtungen. Aesthetische Betrachtungen. Wirtschaftliche Betrachtungen. Ungeschriebene Schriften
Topics: Aesthetics, Economics, Ethics
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- Diehl, Karl, 1864-
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Topic: Economics
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- Kropotkin, Petr Alekseevich, kniaz, 1842-1921; Konshin, A. N
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At head of title: P. A. Kropotkin
Topics: Economics, Agriculture, Industries, Technical education
Vols. 1-2, "2. unveränderte aufl."
Topics: Value, Economics
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Topic: Economics
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- Gide, Charles, 1847-1932
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Topics: Ricardo, David, 1772-1823, Economics -- History, Rent
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Topics: Economics -- Periodicals, Social sciences -- Periodicals
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- Henderson, Hubert D. (Hubert Douglas), Sir, 1890-1952
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Topics: Supply and demand, Consumption (Economics), Prices