Harold Innis

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Sep 16, 2014
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Harold Innis goes to war

Mel Watkins
The famous Canadian historian was deeply touched by the First World War and it affected his career and philosophy for the rest of his life.
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Oct 8, 2013
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The Staple Theory at 50: Staple theory redux

Abraham Rotstein
Watkins' staple theory of economic growth showed how Canada had found a way out of its own staples dependence, emerging as a developed country despite its initial reliance on the export of staples.
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