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Two New Book Reviews Added

Two new book reviews have been added to the CBHA/ACHA Book Review section: Tim Kennish of Toronto reviews the book  Breakdown: The Inside Story of the Rise and Fall of Heenan Blaikie  by Norman Bacal  and published by Barlow Press (2017). Douglas McCalla of University of Guelph reviews the book Law, Debt,

Letter from the CBHA/ACHA Book Review Editor

Stephen Salmon writes: In the current issue of The Prospectus, we are able for the first time to present two book reviews. The  reviews below discuss works which might be considered legal-business history. Long ago in graduate school I learned the obvious historical truth that nothing beats a complicated lawsuit for

New Book Review Added

Amir Lavie of the University of Toronto reviews the book The Information Nexus: Global Capitalism from the Renaissance to the Present by Steven G. Marks and published by Cambridge University Press (2016). Read the book review HERE.

Job Opening – Assistant Professor, Business History

The Cape Breton University (CBU) is currently has an opening for a tenured faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in business history, with a focus on the broad history of capitalism.  The search committee will rank very highly candidates who demonstrate flexibility and range in their secondary area of

New Book Review Added

The CBHA/ACHA has published its newest book review.  Graham Taylor of the Trent University reviews the book Give and Take: The Citizen Taxpayer and the Rise of Canadian Democracy by Shirley Tillotson. Read the book review HERE.

New Book Review Added

The CBHA/ACHA has published its newest book review.  Andrew Watson of the University of Saskatchewan reviews the book Smart Globalization: The Canadian Business and Economic History Experience, edited by Andrew Smith and Dimitry Anastakis. Read the book review HERE.

Call for Papers – Business History journal

The academic journal Business History, published by Routledge, is preparing a Special Issue on Varieties of Capitalism.  There is the potential for Canadian business historians to make a contribution to this literature by writing a paper for this special issue. This call for papers seeks to consider how varieties of capitalism

New Book Review Added

The CBHA/ACHA has published its newest book review.  Bettina Liverant of the University of Calgary reviews the book Consumers in the Bush: Shopping in Rural Canada by Douglas McCalla. Read the book review HERE.

CBHA/ACHA Conference Book Now Available for Pre-Order

NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER Becoming 150: 150 Years of Canadian Business History presents selected papers from the CBHA/ACHA Annual Conference 2017.  The book presents informative insight into the development of Canada’s economy and business sectors since Confederation in 1867.  This book is a must read for business people, students and

Coming Soon – Book of Selected Proceedings from Annual Conference

The commemorative book of proceedings from the conference 150 Years of Canadian Business History will soon be released.  Titled Becoming 150: 150 Years of Canadian Business History and Published by University of Toronto Press, the book contains the presentations made in many of the sessions and the Keynote Presentations. There are nine sections to the

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