Bliss, Michael, 1941-....

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Birth 1941-01-18
Canadians
English

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Michael Bliss is a professor of history at the University of Toronto. His list of publications includes The discovery of insulin and Banting: a biography. In 1999 he published William Osler: a life in medicine.

From the description of Michael Bliss fonds : P129. [1997?]-1999. (McGill University Library - Humanities and Social Sciences Library). WorldCat record id: 746011398

Michael Bliss was born in Kingsville, Ontario, in 1941. He is a professor of Canadian history at the University of Toronto and a prolific writer on a wide range of Canadian topics. He has received national prizes for both his literary journalism and his scholarship. His book, 'A Canadian Millionaire: The Life and Business Times of Sir Joseph Flavelle' (Macmillan of Canada: 1978), established his reputation as a distinguished historian and biographer. His next two books on the insulin discovery and on Bantin are recognized as definitive works and have received much acclaim since their publication. Both have utilized extensively the collection of Banting's papers in the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library.

From the description of Michael Bliss papers [manuscript]. 1979-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 225144197

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