Cover of A Business History of Alberta, published by University of Calgary Press

A Business History of Alberta

by Henry C. Klassen

University of Calgary Press


Non-Fiction: Alberta, Business and Economy, History

CDN: $19.99


A comprehensive history of the role Alberta’s businesses have played in the devolopent of the province.

A Business History of Alberta chronicles a rich history of people and enterprise—an enduring spirit of entrepreneurship, and an evolution of economic foundations—from pioneer outposts to sophisticated global players. Found the foundations of business in Alberta through its development to the emergence of big business, this is a fascinating study of Alberta over time.

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.

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