A White-Collar Profession: African American Certified Public Accountants since 1921 / Edition 1

A White-Collar Profession: African American Certified Public Accountants since 1921 / Edition 1

by Theresa A. Hammond
     
 

Hammond explores the history of African American exclusion from the field of certified public accountancy and tells the stories of the pioneering black CPAs who successfully negotiated the many barriers to entering what is today the least diverse of the major professions.See more details below

Overview

Hammond explores the history of African American exclusion from the field of certified public accountancy and tells the stories of the pioneering black CPAs who successfully negotiated the many barriers to entering what is today the least diverse of the major professions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807827086
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
05/27/2002
Edition description:
1
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1The Whitest Profession1
2The Firsters8
3The Black Metropolis28
4Postwar CPAs: Overcoming Barriers45
5The 1960s: Decade of Change67
6Accounting Programs at Black Colleges95
7The Momentum Is Lost114
8Entering a New Century136
AppThe First 100 African American CPAs147
Notes151
Bibliography189
Index203

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