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The Accountant's Magazine: An Anthology

The Accountant's Magazine: An Anthology

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Colin Storrar
September 08, 2020

This book, first published in 1986, contains a series of articles from The Accountants’ Magazine from the early years of the twentieth century. They provide insights into the development of accountancy as a profession, and the development of the professional bodies that oversaw it. Careful...

The Accomptant's Oracle

The Accomptant's Oracle

1st Edition

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Wardhaugh Thompson
September 08, 2020

This book, first published in 1771 and reissued in 1984, is a fascinating insight into the history of accounting. Written by a London accountant (‘accomptant’) in 1771, it examines the profession as it was in the eighteenth century. It looks at the system of book-keeping, the banking business, and...

Accounting in Eighteenth Century Scotland

Accounting in Eighteenth Century Scotland

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Michael J. Mepham
September 08, 2020

This book, first published in 1988, is a study of the development of accounting in eighteenth century Scotland. The investigation is organised around a survey of early Scottish accounting texts, an analysis of their exposition of the Italian method of book-keeping and their treatment of certain...

Routledge Library Editions: Accounting History

Routledge Library Editions: Accounting History

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Various
September 08, 2020

This set gathers together 45 out-of-print works examining many areas in accounting history. Books analyse recent events in accounting, as well as focus on the very earliest days of the profession and its subsequent development. Key figures and their ideas are discussed as is the evolution of...

Accounting Literature in the United States Before Mitchell and Jones (1796): Contributions by Four English Authors, Through American Editions, and Two Pioneer Local Authors

Accounting Literature in the United States Before Mitchell and Jones (1796): Contributions by Four English Authors, Through American Editions, and Two Pioneer Local Authors

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Terry K. Sheldahl
September 08, 2020

This book, first published in 1989, reproduces and assesses several key works from the beginnings of the profession of accountancy. The articles featured partly formed the origins of American accountancy, and as such are extremely valuable reference resources for the historian of the profession....

The Accounting Postulates and Principles Controversy of the 1960s

The Accounting Postulates and Principles Controversy of the 1960s

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Stephen A. Zeff
September 08, 2020

This book, first published in 1982, gathers together a series of articles and editorials written in response to the Accounting Research Program of the early 1960s. Accounting Research Study No. 1 and No. 3 sprang from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ desire to keep up with ‘...

Alexander Hamilton Church: A Man of Ideas for All Seasons

Alexander Hamilton Church: A Man of Ideas for All Seasons

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Richard Vangermeersch
September 08, 2020

This book, first published in 1988, reassesses the data on Church – accountant, manager and industrial engineer – and stresses the theoretical impact of his ideas upon contemporary business structures as well as his practical desire to implement concepts to better the working man’s day. The past...

The Auditor's Guide of 1869: A Review and Computer Enhancement of Recently Discovered Old Microfilm of America's First Book on Auditing by H.J. Mettenheimer

The Auditor's Guide of 1869: A Review and Computer Enhancement of Recently Discovered Old Microfilm of America's First Book on Auditing by H.J. Mettenheimer

1st Edition

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Peter L. McMickle, Paul H. Jensen
September 08, 2020

In 1869 H.J. Mettenheimer wrote the Auditor’s Guide Being a Complete Exposition of Bookkeeper’s Frauds – the first book about auditing from the earliest period of American accountancy. The sole remaining copy was found to have been destroyed, leaving only a barely readable microfilmed photocopy....

The Birth of American Accountancy

The Birth of American Accountancy

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Peter L. McMickle, Paul H. Jensen
September 08, 2020

This book, first published in 1988, brings together for the first time a comprehensive, analytical and annotated bibliography of all American Accounting Works up to 1820. The discussion extends, clarifies and corrects our knowledge of early American publications on accounting. All known printings...

The Book-Keeper and American Counting-Room Volume 1

The Book-Keeper and American Counting-Room Volume 1

1st Edition

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Richard P. Brief
September 08, 2020

This book, first published in 1989, contains reprints of the early periodical on accounting, The Book-Keeper. It dealt with ‘historical reviews of methods and systems in all ages and by all nations. Elucidations of accounts, introducing new and simplified features of accounting. Problems from the...

The Book-Keeper and American Counting-Room Volume 2

The Book-Keeper and American Counting-Room Volume 2

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Richard P. Brief
September 08, 2020

This book, first published in 1989, contains reprints of the early periodical on accounting, The Book-Keeper. It dealt with ‘historical reviews of methods and systems in all ages and by all nations. Elucidations of accounts, introducing new and simplified features of accounting. Problems from the...

The Book-Keeper and American Counting-Room Volume 3

The Book-Keeper and American Counting-Room Volume 3

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Richard P. Brief
September 08, 2020

This book, first published in 1989, contains reprints of the early periodical on accounting, The Book-Keeper. It dealt with ‘historical reviews of methods and systems in all ages and by all nations. Elucidations of accounts, introducing new and simplified features of accounting. Problems from the...

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