History (HIST) - Furs, Fords and Free Trade: Business in Canadian History

HIST 3206  Furs, Fords and Free Trade: Business in Canadian History


Twelve credits of History with at least 3 credits at the 2000-level; or any 54 credits completed.


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




This course examines Canadian business history from the first exchange of goods between the Aboriginal and European peoples to the present, with an emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries. Major themes include Canadian business in continental, trans-Atlantic, and global economic systems; the role of the state in promoting and regulating Canadian businesses; labour relations; technology in Canadian business history; and business as a force in Canada's political, economic, and social development.

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