Faculty Publications (Concordia University of Edmonton)
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- 1British Colonial Office
- 1British Empire
- 1Corporate culture
- 1Hudson's Bay Company
The early modern Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) built a form of Christianity that was decidedly corporate in its design. Unlike the way Catholicism in the French fur trade was deployed to achieve imperial as well as commercial ends, Christianity in the HBC was positioned exclusively with commerce in...
The making of a company colony: The fur trade war, the colonial office, and the metamorphosis of the Hudson's Bay CompanyDownload
This article argues that between 1810 and 1816 the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) underwent a managerial metamorphosis: where it had previously and then only timidly claimed economic privileges and authority in North America, after this period the company’s directors in London began staking claim to...