Papers on Accounting History, 1st Edition

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Written over a period of twenty years the papers included here reflect the changing circumstances around the study of accounting history.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Accounting History.
1: The Study of Accounting History.
Accounting Problems.
2: Lower of Cost and Market in Britain and the United States: An Historical Survey.
3: Discounted Cash Flow in Historical Perspective.
4: History of Accounting for Decisions.
5: The Want of Uniformity in Accounts: A Nineteenth Century Debate.
6: Bookkeeping Barter and Current Cash Equivalents in Early New South Wales.
Accounting People.
7: British Men of Account.
8: British Accountants.
9: Those First Councillors ….
10: Memorial Frank Sewell Bray 1906–1979.
11: Australia's First Accountancy Body—The Adelaide Society of Accountants.
Accounting Literature.
12: The First Scottish Book on Accounting: Robert Colinson's Idea Rationaria (1683).
13: A Note on Savary's “Le Parfait NéGociant”.
14: Reckoning, Merchants' Accounts, Book-Keeping, Accounting Or Accountancy? The Evidence of the Long Titles of Books on Accounting in English, 1543–1914.