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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

New Book Review Added

The CBHA/ACHA has published its newest book review.  Justin Douglas of the University of Toronto reviews the  book Up and to the Right: The Story of John W. Dobson and His Formula Growth Fund by Craig Toomey. Read the book review HERE.

New Book Review Added

The CBHA/ACHA has published its newest book review.  Patricia Genoe McLaren of Wilfrid Laurier University reviews the  book The Routledge Companion to Business History by John F. Wilson, Steven Toms, Abe de Jong, and Emily Buchnea, eds. Read the book review HERE.

Charles Baillie’s Presentation on East India Company now on CBHA/ACHA YouTube Channel

Mr. Charles Baillie, former Chief Executive Officer of TD Bank Financial Group, was a guest speaker at the recent Annual General Meeting.  Mr. Baillie spoke on the history of the East India Company, and related this to the four generations of his family who served with the company from 1760

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