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The Routledge companion to accounting history. second edition

Edwards, John Richard and Walker, Stephen P., eds. 2020. The Routledge companion to accounting history. second edition. Routledge Companions, Abingdon: Routledge. 10.4324/9781351238885

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Abstract

No longer perceived as the narrow study of how a mysterious technique was used in the past, the scope of accounting history has widened substantially. This revised and updated volume moves beyond the history of accounting technologies, accounting theories and practices, and the accountants who applied them. Expert contributors from around the world explore the interfaces between accounting and the economy, society, culture and the polity. Accounting history is shown to offer important insights into such disparate phenomena as the evolution of capitalism, control of labour, gender and family relationships, racial exploitation, the operation of religious organisations, and the functioning of the state. Illuminating the foundation and development of accounting systems, this updated, classic book opens the field to a new generation of accounting scholars and historians around the world.

Item Type: Book
Book Type: Edited Book
Date Type: Published Online
Status: Published
Schools: Business (Including Economics)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5601 Accounting
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780815375869
Last Modified: 04 May 2020 15:00
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/131379

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