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The Right Honourable Paul Martin Endorses Merchant Kings

The Right Honourable Paul Martin Endorses Merchant Kings

December 2009

After picking up a copy of Stephen Bown's new book Merchant Kings: When Companies Ruled the World, 1600–1900, Former Prime Minister Paul Martin couldn't put it down. He called Stephen to tell him so, and then officially endorsed the book saying:

“Stephen Bown tells a fascinating story, one that provides a very different perspective on the colonial period than that which is to be gleaned from the usual grocery list of significant events. I started Merchant Kings on the plane one evening and didn’t put it down until the Sun rose the next morning. I lost a night’s sleep – but it was worth it.”

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