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Call for sponsored panels and papers for Canadian Historical Association (CHA) meeting

“Conversations across time, place, and culture,” at the University of British Columbia, June 3-5, 2019 The Canadian Business History Association/l’Association canadienne pour l’histoire des affaire (CBHA/ACHA) is an affiliated committee of the Canadian Historical Association (CHA). In this capacity the CBHA/ACHA is able to sponsor panels for the upcoming CHA Annual Meeting, which will take

Book Launch Video for ‘Becoming 150’ Now on CBHA/ACHA YouTube Channel

The book launch presentation for the CBHA/ACHA book Becoming 150: 150 Years of Canadian Business History is now posted to the organization’s YouTube Channel. 150 Years of Canadian Business History was a national 2-day conference highlighting 150 Years of Canadian Business, presented in conjunction with Canada’s Sesquicentennial birthday celebrations. The

CBHA/ACHA President to Speak at Queen’s University Law School on John A. Macdonald

On Monday, October 1, Queen’s University will hold a talk entitled “In Praise of Sir John A Macdonald: Historical icon meets the PC brigade”.  Speakers will be Conrad Black, presently a columnist with the National Post, and Joe Martin, Professor of Business History at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and President of

New Book Review Added

James Hull of University of British Columbia reviews the book Buying Happiness: The Emergence of Consumer Consciousness in English Canada by Bettina Liverant and published by University of British Columbia Press (2018). Read the book review HERE.

New Member Book Added

The book Making Managers in Canada, 1945-1995:  Companies, Community Colleges, and Universities (Routlege) by CBHA/ACHA member Professor Jason Russell is now available for preview and ordering in the Member’s Books section. To see more details on this book, and review the complete list of all member’s books available for review and

RSVP Now – Book Launch Reception

Join us for a Reception and Book Launch for: Becoming 150: 150 Years of Canadian Business History and From Wall Street to Bay Street: The Origins and Evolution of American and Canadian Finance Author talks and special guests Tuesday September 18th, 2018 Massey College, University of Toronto 4 Devonshire Place,

Save the Date – Double Book Launch

   Join us for a reception and dual book launch of Becoming 150: 150 Years of Canadian Business History and From Wall Street To Bay Street:  The Origins and Evolution of American and Canadian Finance Author Talks and Special Guests Tuesday September 18th, 2018 Massey College 4 Devonshire Place, Toronto

New Book Review Added

Emily Buchnea of Northumbria University reviews the book Anthropologists in the Stock Exchange: A Financial History of Victorian Science by Mark Flandreau and published by University of Chicago Press (2016). Read the book review HERE.

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

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