The Development of Accounting in an International Context: A Festschrift in Honour of R. H. Parker, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Development of Accounting in an International Context

A Festschrift in Honour of R. H. Parker, 1st Edition

Edited by T.E. Cooke, C.W. Nobes


274 pages

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This volume brings together contributions from the world's most renowned scholars in accounting and celebrates the academic achievements of Bob Parker. Reflecting his multi-faceated contribution to the history of accountancy, the volume studies the development of accounting in an international context.


'This volume reflects the outstanding degree to which Bob Parker has increased our knowledge and understanding of accounting history, set in its context, in Britain and Australia.' Judith Wale, University of Reading

Table of Contents

Basil Yamey, London School of Economics, Tom Lee, University of Alabama, Dick Edwards, Cardiff Business School, Lee Parker, Flinders University, Richard Morris, University of New South Wales, Philip Bell and Ken Peasnell, both at Lancaster University, Sir David Tweedie, Chairman of the UK's Accounting Standards Board, Geoffrey Whittington, University of Cambridge, Stephen Zeff, Rice University, Sid Gray, University of Warwick, Clare Roberts, University of Exeter, Segun Wallace, University of Middlesex,

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