The CBHA/ACHA, Canada’s leading organization for the study of business in Canada, offers support for a research project in an area of Canadian business history. Applicants are encouraged to think creatively in developing proposals that will result in an academic product (scholarly article, book project, digital, oral or public history project)
The CBHA/ACHA Annual Conference held at McGill University from on June 19th-20th, 2019 was a huge success. The conference, titled Crossing Boundaries and Constructing Linkages: The History of Montreal’s Square Mile in National and International Context, focused on the social and economic history of the Golden Square Mile in Montreal.
R. W. Sandwell, ed., Powering Up Canada: A History of Power, Fuel, and Energy from 1600. Montréal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2016. xi + 482pp., map, figures, tables, plates, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. Cloth; ISBN 978-0-7735-4785-8, Cdn $120.00, Paper; ISBN 978-0-7735-4786-5, Cdn $ 37.95. Read the book review HERE.
The presentation ceremony for the 2019 CBHA/ACHA Best Book in Canadian Business History, held on June 3rd, 2019 at the National Club in Toronto, Canada, is now available for viewing on the CBHA/ACHA YouTube Channel. The award was presented to Professor Michael Stamm of the University of Michigan for his
Excerpts from the 2019 CBHA/ACHA Best Book in Canadian Business History Award Dead Tree Media: Manufacturing the Newspaper in Twentieth-Century North America (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018) by author Michael Stamm appeared in today’s National Post newspaper. You can read the excerpts HERE. Members of the CBHA/ACHA, their guests, and
The Canadian Business History Association – l’association canadienne pour l’histoire des affaires (CBHA/ACHA) is pleased to announce Michael Stamm’s Dead Tree Media: Manufacturing the Newspaper in 20th Century North America(Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018) as the recipient of the 2019 CBHA/ACHA Best Book in Canadian Business History. The
David Tough, The Terrific Engine: Income Taxation and the Modernization of Canadian Political Imaginary. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press, 2018. xii + 185pp., figures, notes, bibliography, index. Cloth; ISBN 978-0-7748-3677-7, Cdn $89.95, Paper; ISBN 978-0-7748-3678-4, Cdn $32.95, PDF; ISBN 978-0-7748-3679-1, Cdn $32.95, EPUB; ISBN 978-0- 7748-3680-7, Cdn $32.95, Kindle; ISBN 978-0-7748-3681-4,
Beth Parker, Unstoppable: The story of asset-based finance and leasing in Canada. Toronto, ON: Barlow Book Publishing, 2015. 303pp., tables, graphs, photographs, endnotes, appendices, index. Paper; ISBN 978-1-988025-04-9, Cdn $25.99, ebook; ISBN978-l-988025-04-9, Cdn $12.99. Read the book review HERE.
The Agenda and the Registration are now available for the 2019 Annual Conference of the CBHA/ACHA. Crossing Boundaries and Constructing Linkages: The History of Montreal’s Golden Square Mile in National and International Context McGill University19-20 June 2019 Conference participants may register for each of the days separately or together, and
Trade-Offs: The History of Canada-U.S. Trade Negotiations was the subject of the Canadian Business History Association’s annual conference held in November 2018. The conference discussed the history of Canada’s efforts in negotiating past trade agreements with the United States, including the Reciprocity Agreement of 1854, the Auto Pact (1965), the Free