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

The Development of Accounting in an International Context

A Festschrift in Honour of R. H. Parker

By: T. E. Cooke (Editor), C. W. Nobes (Editor)

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Published: 16th July 2005
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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.

List of illustrations
Notes on contributors
Foreword
Introductionp. 1
Diversity in Mercantile Accounting in Western Europe, 1300-1800p. 12
The Influence of the individual in the Professionalisation of Accountancy: The Case of Richard Brown and the Society of Accountants in Edinburgh, 1892-6p. 30
The Incorporated Institute of Accountants, Victoria (1886): A Study of Founders' Backgroundsp. 49
Practitioner Perspectives on Personal Conduct: Images from the World of Business, 1900-55p. 68
The Origins of the No-Liability Mining Company and Its Accounting Regulationsp. 90
Another Look at the Deprival Value Approach to Depreciationp. 122
The End of the Current Cost Revolutionp. 149
Playing the Congressional Card on Employee Stock Options: A Fearful Escalation in the Impact of Economic Consequences Lobbying on Standard Settingp. 177
Foreign Company Listings on the London Stock Exchange: Listing Patterns and Influential Factorsp. 193
The Development of Accounting Research in the UK: The Need to Put 'Accounting' Back into Itp. 218
Indexp. 255
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ISBN: 9780415155281
ISBN-10: 0415155282
Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 276
Published: 16th July 2005
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1