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CBHA/ACHA Announces Winner of 2019 Best Book in Canadian Business History

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

New Book Review Added

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,

New Book Review Added

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.

Agenda and Registration Now Available for CBHA/ACHA Annual Conference 2019

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’ Book Now Available for Pre-Order

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

Scholarships Available for PhD Students in Business History

The University of Reading’s Henley Business School has some fully-funded scholarships (tuition fees plus living support costs) to support PhD students doing research on business history and related areas. These are open to all nationalities, including Canadians. For further details please contact Peter Scott via e-mail ( .

Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Canadian History

The Lynton R. Wilson Institute for Canadian History at McMaster University is looking to fill an L.R. Wilson Assistant Professorship in Canadian History. The successful applicant will begin a two year appointment beginning on July 1, 2019. Completed applications must include a covering letter, a CV, and two letters of

CBHA/ACHA 2019-20 Chris Kobrak Research Fellowship Open for Applications

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)

Last Chance – CBHA/ACHA Best Book in Canadian Business History Award

Submission Deadline: February 28th, 2019 The CBHA/ACHA, Canada’s leading organization for the study of business in Canada, offers a bi-annual prize for the Best Book in Canadian Business History, broadly defined. The prize committee encourages the submission of books from all methodological perspectives. It is particularly interested in innovative studies that have the

Two New Book Reviews Added

E.A. Heaman of McGill University reviews the book Selling Paris: Property and Commercial Culture in the Fin-de-siècle Capital by Alexia M. Yates and published by Harvard University Press (2015). Diego M. Coriaolo of University of Alberta reviews the book Joining the Clubs: The Business of the National Hockey League to 1945 by

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