Accounting History Products

  • Called to Account

    Financial Frauds that Shaped the Accounting Profession, 3rd Edition

    By Paul M. Clikeman

    Called to Account traces the evolution of the global public accounting profession through a series of scandals leading to voluntary or mandated reforms. Ever entertaining and educational, the book describes 16 of the most audacious accounting frauds of the last 80 years and identifies the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge

  • The Social Function of Accounts

    Reforming Accountancy to Serve Mankind, 1st Edition

    By John Flower

    Accountancy as presently practised is tied to the paradigm of modern financial capitalism with its reliance on market solutions and the maximization of the firm’s profits, which are the fundamental causes of most these problems. The Social Function of Accounts argues that accountancy, as currently…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Cost Accounting in Government

    Theory and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zachary Mohr

    Managerial cost accounting is the financial and managerial tool that is used to estimate the organizational cost of products and services in business and government. In recent decades, cost accounting in the United States and other advanced industrial countries has been dominated by discussions of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Institutions and Accounting Practices after the Financial Crisis

    International Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Krivogorsky

    Financial globalization paired with the relaxation of constraints on capital flows between countries before the 2008 crisis, increased merger activities among the World’s largest stock exchanges. The financial crisis of 2008 had a severe impact on the development of equity markets, corporate…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Accounting

  • Auditor's Talk

    An Oral History of the Profession from the 1920s to the Present Day, 1st Edition

    By Derek Matthews, Jim Pirie

    This book is an oral history of the auditing profession in Britain from 1920s to the present day based on extended extracts from interviews with 77 past and present practitioners. Those interviewed ranged from a nonagenarian who qualified in the 1920s, to active contemporaries, from sole…

    Paperback – 2019-01-21
    Routledge

  • Accounting Thought and Practice Reform

    Ray Chambers’ Odyssey, 1st Edition

    By Frank Clarke, Graeme William Dean, Martin E Persson

    Raymond John Chambers was born just over a century ago on 16 November 1917. It is more than fifty years since his first classic, Accounting, Evaluation and Economic Behavior, was published, more than forty since Securities and Obscurities: Reform of the Law of Company Accounts (republished in 1980…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge New Works in Accounting History

  • Accounting for Alcohol

    An Accounting History of Brewing, Distilling and Viniculture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Quinn, João Oliveira

    Consumption of alcohol is a globally ubiquitous, often controversial activity, and business organizations in this sector are of significant social and economic relevance. This book draws on accounting records from the sector to reveal fresh and unique insights into the historic development of the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge New Works in Accounting History

  • The Impact of the First World War on International Business

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Smith, Kevin D Tennent, Simon Mollan

    People throughout the world are now commemorating the centenary of the start of the First World War. For historians of international business and finance, it is an opportunity to reflect on the impact of the war on global business activity. The world economy was highly integrated in the early…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • The Auditor

    Quo Vadis?, 1st Edition

    By Mervyn King, Linda de Beer

    The audit profession is at a tipping point. Without significant innovation in its business model, staff recruitment strategies and audit execution processes, the audit profession may not remain relevant in the 21st century. The number of claims against auditors has significantly increased over the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-12
    Routledge

  • Accounting and Food

    Some Italian Experiences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Massimo Sargiacomo, Luciano D'Amico, Roberto Di Pietra

    The interrelations between accounting and food have been hitherto neglected at an international level. This regret is particularly meaningful with regards to Italy, where 'Food', besides being a physiological need to satisfy, is one of the main pillars of the 'Made in Italy' Industry, and the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge New Works in Accounting History

  • Accounting at War

    The Politics of Military Finance, 1st Edition

    By Warwick Funnell, Michele Chwastiak

    Accounting is frequently portrayed as a value free mechanism for allocating resources and ensuring they are employed in the most efficient manner. Contrary to this popular opinion, the research presented in Accounting at War demonstrates that accounting for military forces is primarily a political…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge New Works in Accounting History

  • Accounting by the First Public Company

    The Pursuit of Supremacy, 1st Edition

    By Warwick Funnell, Jeffrey Robertson

    The United Dutch East India Company was the first public company, preceding the formation of the English East-India Company by over 40 years. Its fame as the first public company which heralded the transition from feudalism to modern capitalism and its remarkable financial success for nearly two…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge New Works in Accounting History

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