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Forthcoming Accounting History Books

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  1. Professionalism and Accounting Rules

    By Brian P. West

    This book investigates the issues raised by the vast array of accounting standards and technical rules which have marked the recent history of accounting. It is argued that the accounting profession is beset by an inferior and incomplete notion of quality in its work which emphasises compliance...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Accountancy and Empire

    The British Legacy of Professional Organization

    Edited by Chris Poullaos, Suki Sian

    This book brings together, for the first time, studies of the professionalisation of accountancy in key constituent territories of the British Empire. The late nineteenth century was a period of intensive activity in terms of both imperialism and professionalisation. A team of expert contributors...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Institute of Accounts

    By Stephen E. Loeb, Paul J. Miranti

    This book focuses upon the Institute of Accounts (IA), an organization to which the modern United States accounting profession can trace its roots. The IA was organized in the early 1880s in New York City and, as discussed in this book, attracted a diverse membership that included some of the...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Development of the American Public Accounting Profession

    Scottish Chartered Accountants and the Early American Public Accountancy Profession

    By T.A. Lee

    The book presents a series of researched biographies of professional accountants who immigrated to the United States and developed their careers there in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. This volume is a tribute to the efforts of a relatively small...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Auditor's Talk

    An Oral History of the Profession from the 1920s to the Present Day

    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...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Equity Capital:

    From Ancient Partnerships to Modern Limited Liability Corporations

    By Geoffrey Poitras

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    Modern equity security valuation is a vast subject. In the academic realm, the subject spans the areas of Accounting, Finance and Economics, with business schools offering a number of courses dealing with different aspects of the subject. Discussions directly related to equity security valuation...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Accounting at War

    The Politics of Military Finance

    By Warwick Funnell, Michele Chwastiak

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    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...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

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