Development Of Accounting In An International Context, The

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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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A collection of papers on the international development of accounting. Subjects include accounting in Europe from late medieval times to 1800, 19th-century development of the profession in the UK and Australia, professional conduct, and the influence of England on Australia in the development of corporate legal reform. Discusses aspects of current value accounting, political influence on standard setting in the US, and patterns of foreign listing on the London Stock Exchange. A final paper looks at the development of accounting research in the UK, with emphasis on the journal edited by Bob Parker. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Basil Yamey, London School of Economics, Tom Lee, University of Alabama, Dick Edwards, Cardiff Business School, Lee Parker, Flinders University, Richard Morris, University of New South Wales, Philip Bell and Ken Peasnell, both at Lancaster University, Sir David Tweedie, Chairman of the UK's Accounting Standards Board, Geoffrey Whittington, University of Cambridge, Stephen Zeff, Rice University, Sid Gray, University of Warwick, Clare Roberts, University of Exeter, Segun Wallace, University of Middlesex,
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