History of Accountancy in the United States: The Cultural Significance of Accounting

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Ohio State University Press, 1998 - Business & Economics - 577 pages
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In this edition, the authors present the research done during the fifteen years since the book's initial publication. They have also reconsidered their earlier material -- for which they won the Hourglass Award of the Academy of Accounting Historians -- especially their discussion of the relationship between developments in accounting and in society.Gary John Previts is a professor of accountancy at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. He is the author of several books on accounting, including Historical Perspectives of Selected Financial Accounting Topics.

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

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