Canada's Entrepreneurs: From The Fur Trade to the 1929 Stock Market Crash: Portraits from the Dictionary of Canadian Biography

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781442612860: Canada's Entrepreneurs: From The Fur Trade to the 1929 Stock Market Crash: Portraits from the Dictionary of Canadian Biography

Molson. Redpath. Desjardins. Labatt. Massey. Eaton. These names are as much a part of our national identity as our hockey teams and our literature, but few of us know much about the people behind them - the individuals who have energized this country's economic life for over four centuries, and whose entrepreneurialism has shaped the face of Canadian business as we know it.

This captivating collection of biographies profiles Canada's most prominent and innovative business people from the early 1600s through the first quarter of the twentieth century. Beginning with an accessible overview of the rise of entrepreneurialism in Canada, it features portraits of 61 individuals organized thematically. Here, readers will meet a variety of seminal characters: the merchants of the first trading posts and the commercial empire of the St. Lawrence; the industrialists of the Maritimes, Central Canada, and the West; the railway builders and urban developers; and everyone in between.

Bringing to the fore new Dictionary of Canadian Biography research on the rise of Canadian entrepreneurialism - one of the least explored yet most important themes in our history - this book showcases Canada's long-running tradition of business innovation and growth.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

J. Andrew Ross is a postdoctoral fellow in the Historical Data Research Unit, University of Guelph, Ontario.

Review:

‘Canada has a rich, but unknown, history of entrepreneurship. This DCB publication fills an important gap in the literature of Canadian business history. We can only hope that the DCB will follow up with another publication on the managers of large Canadian corporations.’ (Joe Martin, Director of Canadian Business History, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto)

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 42.95
US$ 34.48

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 9.29
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Andrew Ross
Published by University of Toronto Press
ISBN 10: 144261286X ISBN 13: 9781442612860
New Paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Toronto Press. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Bookseller Inventory # B9781442612860

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 34.48
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.29
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Ross, Andrew
Published by Univ of Toronto Pr (2011)
ISBN 10: 144261286X ISBN 13: 9781442612860
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Univ of Toronto Pr, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 528 pages. 8.75x6.00x1.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __144261286X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 43.55
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 8.03
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Andrew Ross
Published by University of Toronto Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 144261286X ISBN 13: 9781442612860
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Toronto Press, 2011. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # CW-9781442612860

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 40.33
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 12.05
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Ross, Andrew, Smith, Andrew
Published by University of Toronto Press, S (2011)
ISBN 10: 144261286X ISBN 13: 9781442612860
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Toronto Press, S, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11144261286X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 53.79
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Andrew Ross, Andrew Smith
Published by University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division (2011)
ISBN 10: 144261286X ISBN 13: 9781442612860
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX144261286X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 69.27
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds