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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 About, Edmond, 1828-1885
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by Adams, Thomas Sewall, 1873-1933
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by Andler, Charles Philippe Théodore, 1866-1933
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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...
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Industrial progress; Food question in Europe and America; Relative strength and weakness of nations; Low prices, high wages, small profits; Distribution of products; What shall be taxed? Production, etc.; Slow-burning construction; Missing science; Single tax on land; Religion and life
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by Bach, Aleksandr Nikolaevich, 1857-
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by Bach, Alekse Nikolaevich, 1857-1946
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Topics: Economics, Socialism, Labor and laboring classes
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by Bagehot, Walter, 1826-1877; Hutton, Richard Holt, 1826-1897
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by Banfield, Thomas Charles; Thomas, Émile, 1822-1880
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Topics: Industries, Economics
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Economics [and] finance, Economic conditions, France -- Economic...
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by Barron, Clarence Walker, 1855-1928
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918 -- Economics and finance
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by Bastiat, Frédéric, 1801-1850; Wells, David Ames, 1828-1898
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Capital and interest; That which is seen and that which is not seen; Government; What is money?; The law
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Topics: Wages, Minimum wage -- England, Economics
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by Baudrillart, Henri Joseph Leon, 1821-1892
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Arthur Young et la France de 1789; Royer-Collard; J. De Maistre; Maine de Biran; Adam Smith; Beccaria; J. Bodin; Bacon; Th. Morus et la communisme moderne; Louis Blanc; Proudhon; P. Rossi; John Stuart Mill
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Topics: Economics, Ethics
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by Baudrillart, Henri Joseph Léon, 1821-1892
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Idées politiques et économiques au 16e siècle; Vie et é crits de Jean Bodin; Analyse et commentaire de la Republique
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Topics: Finance -- Germany History, Economics -- History Germany, Mercantile system, genealogy
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by Baxter, Garrett
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