This volume presents a survey of accountancy from early times through to modern accounting methods of the early twentieth century. Covering everything from accounting in Ancient Egypt and the Roman Republic through to legislation for the accountancy profession in Europe and South America, as well as ethics and education in the accountancy profession, this volume will be of use to both students and professionals who wish to extend their historical knowledge of their profession.
Table of Contents
Foreword. Preface. Index to Illustrations 1. Numeration 2. Accounting in Babylonia, Assyria, Egypt, Greece, the Roman Republic, Accounting in the Dark Ages, Accounting in England, Europe, the USA, Canada, South and Central America 3. History of Bookkeeping 4. Legislation for the Accountancy Profession 5. Education for the Accountancy Profession 6. Accountants’ Societies 7. Ethics
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