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Book Prize

Published on October 18, 2016

The 2017 CBHA/ACHA Award for Best Book in Canadian Business History

The CBHA/ACHA, Canada’s leading organization for the study of business in Canada, offers a bi-annual prize for the Best Book in Canadian Business History, broadly defined. The prize committee encourages the submission of books from all methodological perspectives. It is particularly interested in innovative studies that have the potential to expand the boundaries of the discipline. Scholars, publishers, and other interested parties may submit nominations. Eligible books can have either a Canadian or an international focus, which includes a Canadian perspective. They must be written in English or French and be published during the two years prior to the award, that is, in 2015 and 2016.  The award includes a prize of $2,000.

Four copies of a book must accompany a nomination and be submitted to the CBHA Prize Coordinator, Dr. Christopher Kobrak, Wilson/Currie Chair of Canadian Business and Financial History, Rotman School of Business, University of Toronto, 105 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 3E6.  Enquires and applications can also be sent to The deadline for nominations is January 31, 2017.

About the CBHA:  Created in 2015, the CBHA brings together academics from a wide range of disciplines, archivists and business leaders in the common pursuit of advancing the study and understanding of business history in Canada.  Learn more about the CBHA at our website,

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