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CBHA/ACHA Annual General Meeting Now Available for Viewing on YouTube Channel

The Fifth Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Business History Association held on January 20th, 2021 is now available for viewing on the organization’s YouTube Channel. You can view the AGM HERE.

Two New Book Reviews Added

Tirthankar Roy, A Business History of India: Enterprise and the Emergence of Capitalism from 1700. Cambridge and New York, Cambridge University Press, 2018, xiv + 298pp. figures, maps, tables, references, bibliography. Cloth; ISBN: 9781107186927, £59.99, Paper; ISBN: 9781316637487, £24.99.  Paul D. Earl, The Rise and Fall of United Grain Growers:

Attend the CBHA/ACHA Virtual Annual General Meeting – January 20, 2021

The Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Business History Association.  The meeting will be held virtually online. Time: 4:30 pmLocation: Zoom Agenda will include: review of financial reports; appointment of auditors; appointment of directors; guest speaker. Guest Speaker:  5:30 pm.  Part of the CBHA/ACHA Talks Series. Professor Brian Gettler, Unmaking the

History of Hudson’s Bay Company and Province of Manitoba Presentation Now Available for Viewing on CBHA/ACHA YouTube Channel

The CBHA/ACHA Webinar Talk on the fascinating histories of The Hudson’s Bay Company (350 years) and the Province of Manitoba (150 years) is now available for viewing on the organization’s YouTube Channel. The presentation, moderated by the President of Canada’s History Society Janet Walker, features talks by Professor Joe Martin, Professor Emeritus

Two New Book Reviews Added

E. A. Heaman, Tax, Order, and Good Government: A New Political History of Canada, 1867-1917. Montréal, PQ, Kingston, ON: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017. xvi + 582pp., figures, tables, notes, index. Cloth; ISBN 9780773549623, Cdn $39.95. Caitlin Rosenthal, Accounting for Slavery: Masters and Management. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018. xiv

Call for Submissions: CBHA/ACHA Best Article on Canadian Business History

The Canadian Business History Association, Canada’s leading organization for the study of business in Canada, invites submissions for its annual Award for Best Scholarly Article in Canadian Business History.  The prize committee encourages the submission of articles from all methodological perspectives, and from any scholarly journal or journalistic source (provided

Upcoming CBHA/ACHA Webinar: The Historical Anniversaries of the Hudson’s Bay Company and the Province of Manitoba

Register today for the fourth presentation in the CBHA/ACHA Talks series. This webinar presentation will celebrate and explore the fascinating histories of the Hudson’s Bay Company (350 years) and the Province of Manitoba (150 years). Date: Thursday December 10th, 2020Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST Speakers: Mr. Sandy Riley is

Call For Submissions: CBHA/ACHA Best Book in Canadian Business History Award

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 potential to expand the boundaries

History of Coffee, Cannabis and Alcohol Industries Webinar Presentation Now Available for Viewing on CBHA/ACHA YouTube Channel

The CBHA/ACHA Webinar Talk on the fascinating history of the coffee, cannabis and alcohol industries is now available for viewing on the organization’s YouTube Channel. Speakers explore the transition in each of these consumption industries from a state of stigmatization to one of normalization throughout history. The presentation, moderated by

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