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Author Forster, J.B.B., author

Title A Conjunction of Interests : Business, Politics, and Tariffs, 1825-1879 / J.B.B. Forster
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2016]
©1986
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Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Tables -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1. Protection in an era of colonial transition, 1825-1854 -- 2. Continuity and change: Making tariffs in the late 1850s -- 3. Larger markets, 1860-1866: Reciprocity and Confederation -- 4. From a conciliatory to a national policy, 1867-1872 -- 5. The obscurity of private enterprise': Business and the economy, 1870-1879 -- 6. 'An age of combination and association', 1870-1879 -- 7. The Liberal interregnum, 1874-1876 -- 8. The Liberal interregnum, 1876-1878 -- 9. The interests, the parties, and the election of 1878 -- 10. 'Reconciling a legion of conflicting interests' -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary Forster's analysis illuminates a critical chapter in Canadian political history, one with implications for current discussions on import quotas, industrial policy, and free trade
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Jan. 06, 2016)
Subject Free trade -- Canada -- History -- 19th century.
Industrial policy -- Canada -- History -- 19th century.
Protectionism -- Canada -- History -- 19th century.
Tariff -- Canada -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442673222
9781442673229