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The priesthood of industry : the rise of the professional accountant in British management

Author: Derek Matthews; Malcolm Anderson; J R Edwards
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There are more than a quarter of a million professional accountants in the UK today. This is a staggering statistic and The Priesthood of Industry explores the rise of accountants to their present  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Matthews; Malcolm Anderson; J R Edwards
ISBN: 019828960X 9780198289609
OCLC Number: 37331735
Description: xiv, 357 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Roots of the Profession --
3. The Rise of the Accounting Function --
4. Accountants and Business Management in Victorian and Edwardian Britain --
5. Accountants in the Economic Maelstrom: The First World War and the Inter-War Years --
6. Rise of the 'Priesthood' in the Post-Second World War Era --
7. Some Explanations and Conclusions.
Responsibility: Derek Matthews, Malcolm Anderson, and John Richard Edwards.
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This book shows above all the enviable ability of British accountants to re-invent themselves. It deserves to be read by all accountants who are interested in where their profession has come from, Read more...

 
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