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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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Several essays previously published as parts of other works and now bound in a single vol
Topics: Economics, Philosophy, Economics, Economics
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by About, Edmond, 1828-1885
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Topic: Economics
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by Rand, Benjamin, 1856-1934
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Topic: Economics -- Bibliography
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by Smith, Adam, 1723-1790; Bonar, James, 1852-1941; Royal Economic Society (Great Britain)
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Topic: Economics
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Topics: Wages, Minimum wage -- England, Economics
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Topic: Economics, Mathematical
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by Ingram, John K. (John Kells), 1823-1907; Scott, William Amasa, 1862-
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Topic: Economics -- History
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Topic: Economics -- History
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Topics: Economics -- History, Economics
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by Smith, Erasmus Peshine, 1814-1882
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Topic: Economics
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by Rogers, James E. Thorold (James Edwin Thorold), 1823-1890
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Topic: Economics
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by Rogers, James E. Thorold (James Edwin Thorold), 1823-1890
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Topic: Economics
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by Gregory, John Milton, 1822-1898
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Topics: Income, Economics, Social security -- Great Britain, Great Britain -- Social conditions
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Topic: Economics
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by Macdonell, Sir John, 1846-1921
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Topic: Economics
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by Smith, Arthur M
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Topic: Economics
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Topics: Economics, United States -- Politics and government
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by Say, Jean Baptiste, 1767-1832; Prinsep, C. R. (Charles Robert), 1789-1864
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Topic: Economics
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by Say, Jean Baptiste, 1767-1832; Prinsep, C. R. (Charles Robert), 1789-1864
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Topic: Economics
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by Révai, Sámuel
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Topics: Economics, Social sciences
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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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Topics: Thiers, Adolphe, 1797-1877, Economics
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Topics: Smith, Adam, 1723-1790, Economics, Sociology
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by Lubbock, John, Sir, 1834-1913
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On the imperial policy of Great Britain; The Bank Act of 1844; The present system of public school education, 1876; Our present system of elementary education; The income tax; The national debt; The DEclaration of Paris; Marine insurances; The preservation of out ancient, national monuments; Egypt
Topics: Education, Economics, Great Britain -- Colonies Administration
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918 -- Economics and finance, Ships and shipping
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by Wicksteed, Philip Henry, 1844-1927
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Pt. 1. Elements of the theory of value or worth
Topic: Economics
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by Orage, A. R. (Alfred Richard), 1873-1934
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Topic: Economics
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by O'Brien, George Augustine Thomas, 1892-
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Topics: Economics -- History, Property
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by Harris, Joseph, 1704-1764
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Topics: Money, Currency question -- Great Britain, Economics, Foreign exchange
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Topic: Economics
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Vol. 3
Topic: Economics
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by Smith, Adam, 1723-1790; Rogers, James E. Thorold (James Edwin Thorold), 1823-1890
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vol. 1
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Vol. 2
Topic: Economics
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Topic: Economics
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Topic: Economics
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by Smith, Adam, 1723-1790; Cannan, Edwin
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Topic: Economics
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Topics: Economics, Wealth
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Topics: Economics, Mercantile system
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by Laing, Graham Allan
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Topic: Economics
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by Cossa, Luigi, 1831-1896
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by Société d'économie politique, Paris; Courtois, Alphonse Charles, 1825-1899
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Superseded by the society's Bulletin
Topic: Economics -- Societies, etc
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by Société d'économie politique, Paris; Courtois, Alphonse Charles, 1825-1899
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Topic: Economics -- Societies, etc
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by Société d'économie politique, Paris; Courtois, Alphonse Charles, 1825-1899
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by Société d'économie politique, Paris; Courtois, Alphonse Charles, 1825-1899
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by Société d'économie politique, Paris; Courtois, Alphonse Charles, 1825-1899
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by Société d'économie politique, Paris; Courtois, Alphonse Charles, 1825-1899
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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...
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by Roscher, Wilhelm, 1817-1894; Engels, Friedrich, 1820-1895
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Bound with Engels, Friedrich. Die Entwicklung des Sozialismus, 1882
Topic: Economics -- History
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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...
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Topics: Economics, Business
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by Say, Jean Baptiste, 1767-1832; Morstadt, Carl Eduard, 1792-1850, tr. [and] ed
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Translation of Traité d'économie politique
Topic: Economics
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by Say, Jean Baptiste, 1767-1832; Morstadt, Carl Eduard, 1792-1850, tr. [and] ed
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Translation of Traité d'économie politique
Topic: Economics
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by Say, Jean Baptiste, 1767-1832; Morstadt, Carl Eduard, 1792-1850, tr. [and] ed
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Translation of Traité d'économie politique
Topic: Economics
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by Müller, Adam Heinrich, Ritter von Nitterdorf, 1779-1829; Baxa, Jakob, 1895-
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At head of title: Adam Müller
Topics: Economics, Finance
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by Rathenau, Walther, 1867-1922
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Topic: Economics
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by Mulhall, Michael George, 1836-1900
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Topics: Social sciences -- Bibliography, Political science -- Bibliography, Economics -- Bibliography
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Topics: Social sciences -- Bibliography, Political science -- Bibliography, Economics -- Bibliography
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Topic: Economics -- Bibliography
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Topics: Economics -- Bibliography, Spain -- Economic conditions Bibliography
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by 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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by Sempere y Guarinos, Juan, 1754-1830
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Topics: Economics -- Collections, Law -- Spain History and criticism, Spain -- Economic policy