The History of Canadian Business 1867-1914
Volume II - Industrial Development

Naylor, Tom
Publisher:  James Lorimer & Company
Year Published:  1975
Pages:  357pp   ISBN:  0-88862-093-4
Library of Congress Number:  HF5349.C2N39   Dewey:  380'.0971
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX11594

This comprehensive two-volume history of Canadian business is a detailed account of the development of commerce and industry in the formative period from Confederation to the first World War. Volume II deals mainly with the develpment of manufacturing and industry. The rapid growth of foreign branch plants which followed the National Policy is examined in detail, as are business assistance measures like patent laws, tariffs, government subsidies and municipal 'bonusing'. Naylor offers detailed accountes of the rise of big businesses through the formation of cartels and mergers assembled out of smaller independent operations.

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