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Anatomy of Big Business

by (author) Frank Park & Libbie Park

James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
Initial publish date
Jan 1973
Bookkeeping, Corporate Finance
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    Publish Date
    Jan 1973
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    Publish Date
    Jan 1973
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  • eBook

    Publish Date
    Feb 2008
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First published in 1962, Anatomy of Big Business was long an influential portrait of power and control in the Canadian corporate economy.
The Parks demonstrate how, during the course of the twentieth century, major Canadian corporations formed interconnecting groups around the chartered banks as centres of finance. They also show how Canadian business sought out alliances with U.S. capital, and promoted the increased economic dependence of Canada on the U.S.
"Our concern," write Libbie and Frank Park in their foreword to this reprint, "was with two related questions: Who owns Canada? and Can Canada survive?" These are questions that remain relevant today.

About the authors

FRANK PARK has also written The Power and the Money.

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LIBBIE PARK has also written The Power and the Money.

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Editorial Reviews

"Anatomy of Big Business remains a unique contribution to the study of capitalism in Canada.. . . The work has stood up remarkably well to the test of time. Much of the factual information which it contains has never been reproduced elsewhere."

University of Waterloo

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