Shaping the Accountancy Profession (RLE Accounting)

The Story of Three Scottish Pioneers

Edited by Thomas A. Lee

© 2014 – Routledge

262 pages

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Hardback: 9780415717373
pub: 2013-11-01
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About the Book

The emergence of an accountancy profession in Scotland is described in the context of three leading Chartered Accountants, whose careers spanned the second half of the nineteenth century and early part of the twentieth century: George Auldjo Jamieson (21828-1900), Alexander Sloan (1843-1927) and Richard Brown (1856-1918). Each biography reveals the man involved in the professionalisation events, and is described within a broader personal context associated with Victorian Scotland.

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgement. Memorial. Biographical Notes. 1. George Auldjo Jamieson – A Victorian ‘Man of Affairs’ Stephen P. Walker 2. Alexander Sloan: A Glasgow Chartered Accountant J. K. Shackleton and Margaret Milner 3. Richard Brown – Chartered Accountant and Christian Gentleman Thomas A. Lee. Bibliography.

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BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Accounting / General