Studies in Early Professionalism
Scottish Chartered Accountants 1853-1918
Edited by Thomas A. Lee, Stephen P. Walker
Routledge – 1999 – 384 pages
This text aims to provide an in-depth review of recent historical research on the emergence and maturation of institutionalized public accountancy in Scotland from the mid-nineteenth century onwards. Individual contributions cover a range of historical studies including the original foundations and founders, the early competitive struggles with other bodies, the nature of Victorian public practice, individual successes and failures, and the gender issue.