A History of Accountancy in the United States: The Cultural Significance of Accounting (Historical Perspectives on Business Enterprise Series)

Gary John Previts, Barbara Dubis Merino

Published by Ohio State Univ Pr (Txt), 1998
ISBN 10: 0814207278 / ISBN 13: 9780814207277
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Synopsis: The only comprehensive chronicle of American accountancy from the colonial period to the present, this completely revised edition provides practicing accountants and professional accounting students with a thorough knowledge of the origins of their profession. Gary John Previts and Barbara Dubis Merino address the evolution of accounting in social, political, and economic terms and discuss the major figures in each historical period. They consider the development of accounting in all of its major institutional domains, including public practice, financial reporting, business management, government, and education.

About the Author: Previts is a professor of accountancy at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.

Merino is Horace Brock Professor of Accounting and Regent's Professor at the University of North Texas.

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Title: A History of Accountancy in the United ...
Publisher: Ohio State Univ Pr (Txt)
Publication Date: 1998
Book Condition: Good

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