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A Business History of Alberta

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Henry C. Klassen
978-1-55238-300-1 (Institutional PDF)
$19.95 CAD / $22.95 USD
384 pages
2 maps, 50 b/w illustrations, index
November 1999


About the Book: 

Businesses large and small have always been an integral part of Alberta's identity and growth. Exploring the evolution of business growth in Alberta, this comprehensive and unique study examines the role businesses have played in the economic, political, and social development of the province.

About the Author(s): 

Henry C. Klassen was a Professor in the History department at the University of Calgary. His academic pursuits focussed on the study of Canadian business and financial history. In 2001, he published another book with the University of Calgary Press: Luther Holton: A Founding Canadian Entrepreneur.

Finalist, 2000 Alberta Book Awards, Scholarly Book of the Year