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Routledge Historical Perspectives in Accounting


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The Routledge Historical Perspectives in Accounting series focuses on the contemporary evolution of accounting thought, practice and standard setting. It includes anthologies as well as new research studies.

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Financial Accounting and Equity Markets: Selected Essays of Philip Brown

Financial Accounting and Equity Markets: Selected Essays of Philip Brown

1st Edition

Philip Brown
June 08, 2018

Philip Brown is one of the most admired and respected accounting academics alive today. He was a pioneer in capital markets research in accounting, and his 1968 article, co-authored with Ray Ball, "An Empirical Evaluation of Accounting Income Numbers," arguably had a greater impact on the course of...

Financial Reporting in the UK: A History of the Accounting Standards Committee, 1969-1990

Financial Reporting in the UK: A History of the Accounting Standards Committee, 1969-1990

1st Edition

B.A. Rutherford
August 08, 2013

Written by a well-known author, this book makes a major contribution to the history of financial reporting, exploring the current and international aspects of standard setting. Compiled through consultation of a considerable amount of relevant literature and interviews with a large number of key...

Insights from Accounting History: Selected Writings of Stephen Zeff

Insights from Accounting History: Selected Writings of Stephen Zeff

1st Edition

Stephen A. Zeff
July 11, 2012

Stephen Zeff has been a prolific researcher on the history of accounting and auditing in the twentieth century. He has written numerous papers on the history of standard setting and regulation, of accounting and auditing practice, of the accounting profession, of accounting thought, and of the...

Profitability, Accounting Theory and Methodology: The Selected Essays of Geoffrey Whittington

Profitability, Accounting Theory and Methodology: The Selected Essays of Geoffrey Whittington

1st Edition

Geoffrey Whittington
September 01, 2010

An important scholar in the history of accounting, Geoffrey Whittington's numerous articles cover a broad spectrum of the field and are both sharply insightful and extremely significant. He has made important contributions to the topics of inflation accounting, accounting theory and methodology and...

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