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New Book Review Added

Phil Lind with Robert Brehl, Right Hand Man: How Phil Lind Guided the Genius of Ted Rogers, Canada’s Foremost Entrepreneur. Toronto: Barlow Books, 2018. xii + 357pp., photographs, index. Cloth; ISBN 978-1-988-02533-9, Cdn $29.99. Read the book review HERE.

Wilson/Currie Chair in Business History Appointment Announced

The Faculty of Arts & Sciences and the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto have announced that Professor Dimitry Anastakis has been appointed as the L.R. Wilson/R.J. Currie Chair in Business History. A Member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society

Extended: Last Opportunity to Apply for the CBHA/ACHA Research Fellowship is July 31st!

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)

CBHA/ACHA 2019 McGill University Conference a Huge Success

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.

New Book Review Added

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.

Best Book in Canadian Business History 2019 Award Presentation Now On CBHA/ACHA YouTube Channel

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

CBHA/ACHA Best Book Award Winner Excerpts in National Post newspaper

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

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.

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