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Seekers of truth : the Scottish founders of modern public accountancy

Author: T A Lee
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Oxford : Elsevier JAI, 2006.
Series: Studies in the development of accounting thought, 9.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This book celebrates the historical legacy of the public accountants involved in the creation of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS).
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
History
Biography
Material Type: Biography, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: T A Lee
ISBN: 1280634162 9781280634161 9786610634163 6610634165 076231298X 9780762312986
OCLC Number: 1303513990
Language Note: English.
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (463 p.).
Contents: Cover; The Scottish Founders of Modern Public Accountancy; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; Dedication; Part I Introduction; Royal Licence to Practice; Biographies in Context; Farm to Factory; Muscular Christianity and Nationalism; Modern Athens; Edwin's City; Second City; Part II The Foundations; In the Beginning a Letter; From Letter to Charter; Connections, Connections, Connections; Requisitioning Glasgow Accountants; City of Granite; Part III Founders of Modern Public Accountancy; Part IV Evaluating the Foundations; Notes; References
Series Title: Studies in the development of accounting thought, 9.
Responsibility: by T. A. Lee.

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The mid nineteenth century founders of the foundation of institutionalised public accountancy in the English-speaking world were public accountants practicing in Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Aberdeen.  Read more...

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