The Development of Accounting in an International Context: A Festschrift in Honour of R.H. Parker

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Robert Henry Parker, Terence E. Cooke, Christopher Nobes
Psychology Press, 1997 - Business & Economics - 261 pages
This volume brings together contributions from the world's most renowned scholars in accounting and celebrates the academic achievements of Bob Parker. Reflecting his multi-faceated contribution to the history of accountancy, the volume studies the development of accounting in an international context.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
DIVERSITY IN MERCANTILE ACCOUNTING IN WESTERN EUROPE 13001800
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THE INFLUENCE OF THE INDIVIDUAL IN THE PROFESSIONALISATION OF ACCOUNTACY The case of Richard Brown and The Society of ...
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THE INCORPORATED INSTITUTE OF ACCOUNTANTS VICTORIA 1866 A study of founders backgrounds
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PRACTITIONER PERSPECTIVES ON PERSONAL CONDUCT Images from the world of business 190055
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THE ORIGINS OF THE NOLIABILITY MINING COMPANY AND ITS ACCOUNTING REGULATIONS
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ANOTHER LOOK AT THE DEPRIVAL VALUE APPROACH TO DEPRECIATION
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THE END OF THE CURRENT COST REVOLUTION
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PLAYING THE CONGRESSIONAL CARD ON EMPLOYEE STOCK OPTIONS A fearful escalation in the impact of economic consequences lobbyi...
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FOREIGN COMPANY LISTINGS ON THE LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE Listing patterns and influential factors
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THE DEVELOPMENT OF ACCOUNTING RESEARCH IN THE UK The need to put accounting back into it
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INDEX
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