Book Reviews

Book Review Editor:  M. Stephen Salmon

Matthew Evenden, Allied Power: Mobilizing Hydro-electricity during Canada’s Second World War. University of Toronto Press (, 2015. xii + 273pp, figures, tables, illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. Cloth, ISBN 9781442648500 Cdn $75.00, Paperback, ISBN 9781442626256 Cdn $32.95.

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Mark Kuhlberg
Laurentian University

Larry Neal and Jeffrey G. Williamson, eds., The Cambridge History of Capitalism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (Cloth) 2014, (Paperback) 2015. Vol. 1: xii+616pp, Vol. 2: x+657pp. figures, tables, references, index. Cloth; ISBN 978-1-107-03694-9, Cdn $301.95, Paperback; ISBN 978-1-107-58459-4, Cdn $82.95.

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Eric Pecile
University of Toronto

Donald J. Savoie, Harrison McCain: Single-Minded Purpose. Montréal, PQ & Kingston, ON: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013. xii + 336 pp., illustrations, endnotes, appendices, index. Cloth; ISBN 9780773543218, Cdn $29.95.

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Jon Mackay
Wilfrid Laurier University

Robert C. H. Sweeny, Why Did We Choose to Industrialize? Montreal, 1819-1849. Montréal, PQ & Kingston, ON: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015. xx + 436 pp., maps, figures, tables, photographs, notes, bibliography, index. Cloth; ISBN 978-0-7735-4537-3, Cdn $110.00; Paperback; ISBN 978-0-7735-4538-0, Cdn $39.95.

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Daniel Simeone
McGill University

André Magnan, When Wheat Was King: The Rise and Fall of the Canadian-UK Grain Trade. The University of British Columbia Press [], 2016. viii + 205 pp., figures, tables, notes, references, index. Paperback, ISBN 978-0-7748-3114-7 Cdn 32.95.

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Matthew J. Bellamy
Carleton University