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A history of accountancy in the United States : the cultural significance of accounting, Gary John Previts and Barbara Dubis Merino

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A history of accountancy in the United States : the cultural significance of accounting
Title
A history of accountancy in the United States
Title remainder
the cultural significance of accounting
Statement of responsibility
Gary John Previts and Barbara Dubis Merino
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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DLC
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Previts, Gary John
Dewey number
657/.0973
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HF5616.U5
LC item number
P724 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Merino, Barbara Dubis
Series statement
Historical perspectives on business enterprise series
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  • Accounting
  • Comptabilité
  • Accounting
  • Geschiedenis
  • Comptabilité
  • Rechnungswesen
  • Geschichte
  • USA
Label
A history of accountancy in the United States : the cultural significance of accounting, Gary John Previts and Barbara Dubis Merino
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Rev., enl. ed. of: A history of accounting in America. 1979
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 479-557) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction. Columbus and the "Novus Ordo Seclorum" ; About the origins of double entry ; The first published book on accounting ; Accounting and capitalism ; On the evolution of terminology ; Capital market eras and accounting practice ; Accounting and property rights -- 1492-1775 accounting from discovery to revolutionary times. From a continent to a country ; The ideology of a new world order ; The joint venture and capital formation ; Early writings and education affecting the British colonies ; Capital markets, speculations, and early public stock ventures ; Accounting practice and some early public accountants ; Mercantile capitalism ; Government accounts ; The cultural significance of accounts before the revolution -- 1776-1826 the formation of a national economy. Political and economic context of a new nation ; The commercial structure of the United States ; Capital markets ; Federalist policies ; Accountants in the new nation ; Our forefathers' accounts ; The counting house ; Education of accountants ; Early textbooks ; Accounting practice and disclosure ; Cost/management accounting ; Government and accounting ; The significance of accounts in a new nation -- 1827-1865 the beginnings of corporate America. The economics and demographics of antebellum America ; The capital markets and financial disclosures ; Accounting education and practice ; Practice issues ; Steamboats and stagecoaches ; Audits and early annual reports ; Antebellum management accounting : silent, dynamic years ; Taxation, governmental accounting, and nonprofit accounting ; Antebellum accounting theory ; Accounting's social impact --
  • 1866-1896 accounting in the Gilded Age. The political and social environment in the Gilded Age ; Social philosophy ; The Constitution, corporations, and labor ; Politics, panics, and populism ; The capital markets, railroads, industry, and wealth ; Accounting, reporting, and analysis ; Disclosure ; Origins of an accounting profession ; Higher education for accountants ; Textbooks and teaching ; Origins of "preclassical" theory ; Toward managerial accounting and economies of scope ; The cultural significance of accountancy in the Gilded Age -- 1897-1918 the formation of an accounting profession. The progressive movement ; The efficiency movement ; The rise of financial capitalism ; The role of the accountant in the corporate reform movement ; The evolution of professional standards ; Accounting and auditing theory ; Developing technical standards ; The significance of the formative period -- 1919-1945 accountancy comes of age : the interwar period. World War I : the beginnings of cooperative capitalism ; A profession divided ; Educational standards ; Accounting theory ; The decade of the thirties ; Income determination ; Defining the independent audit function ; The significance of the interwar period -- 1946-1972 expansion and controversy : accountants in an age of uncertainty. The Employment Act of 1946 ; Challenges to the property rights paradigm ; Inflation accounting : the political debate ; The development of a new standard-setting process ; Corporate social responsibility ; Managerial accounting : revolution or suppression? ; Taxation : the new growth area ; External auditing ; Criticisms and responses ; The challenge to accounting education ; The significance of accounting in an uncertain age -- 1973-1995 accountancy and the global capital market : from the Trueblood report to the Jenkins Committee. The changing profession and markets ; The environment : society en masse and global change ; Market characteristics ; Private sector reform ; Regulation, litigation, and oversight ; In search of orthodoxy ; The FASB : products and controversy ; The SEC and the profession ; Scope of services ; Public practice ; Government and nonprofit practice ; Corporate practice ; Academic accountancy ; Accounting's heritage and its future
Control code
37260923
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 577 pages
Isbn
9780814207277
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
97024109
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)37260923
Label
A history of accountancy in the United States : the cultural significance of accounting, Gary John Previts and Barbara Dubis Merino
Publication
Note
Rev., enl. ed. of: A history of accounting in America. 1979
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 479-557) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction. Columbus and the "Novus Ordo Seclorum" ; About the origins of double entry ; The first published book on accounting ; Accounting and capitalism ; On the evolution of terminology ; Capital market eras and accounting practice ; Accounting and property rights -- 1492-1775 accounting from discovery to revolutionary times. From a continent to a country ; The ideology of a new world order ; The joint venture and capital formation ; Early writings and education affecting the British colonies ; Capital markets, speculations, and early public stock ventures ; Accounting practice and some early public accountants ; Mercantile capitalism ; Government accounts ; The cultural significance of accounts before the revolution -- 1776-1826 the formation of a national economy. Political and economic context of a new nation ; The commercial structure of the United States ; Capital markets ; Federalist policies ; Accountants in the new nation ; Our forefathers' accounts ; The counting house ; Education of accountants ; Early textbooks ; Accounting practice and disclosure ; Cost/management accounting ; Government and accounting ; The significance of accounts in a new nation -- 1827-1865 the beginnings of corporate America. The economics and demographics of antebellum America ; The capital markets and financial disclosures ; Accounting education and practice ; Practice issues ; Steamboats and stagecoaches ; Audits and early annual reports ; Antebellum management accounting : silent, dynamic years ; Taxation, governmental accounting, and nonprofit accounting ; Antebellum accounting theory ; Accounting's social impact --
  • 1866-1896 accounting in the Gilded Age. The political and social environment in the Gilded Age ; Social philosophy ; The Constitution, corporations, and labor ; Politics, panics, and populism ; The capital markets, railroads, industry, and wealth ; Accounting, reporting, and analysis ; Disclosure ; Origins of an accounting profession ; Higher education for accountants ; Textbooks and teaching ; Origins of "preclassical" theory ; Toward managerial accounting and economies of scope ; The cultural significance of accountancy in the Gilded Age -- 1897-1918 the formation of an accounting profession. The progressive movement ; The efficiency movement ; The rise of financial capitalism ; The role of the accountant in the corporate reform movement ; The evolution of professional standards ; Accounting and auditing theory ; Developing technical standards ; The significance of the formative period -- 1919-1945 accountancy comes of age : the interwar period. World War I : the beginnings of cooperative capitalism ; A profession divided ; Educational standards ; Accounting theory ; The decade of the thirties ; Income determination ; Defining the independent audit function ; The significance of the interwar period -- 1946-1972 expansion and controversy : accountants in an age of uncertainty. The Employment Act of 1946 ; Challenges to the property rights paradigm ; Inflation accounting : the political debate ; The development of a new standard-setting process ; Corporate social responsibility ; Managerial accounting : revolution or suppression? ; Taxation : the new growth area ; External auditing ; Criticisms and responses ; The challenge to accounting education ; The significance of accounting in an uncertain age -- 1973-1995 accountancy and the global capital market : from the Trueblood report to the Jenkins Committee. The changing profession and markets ; The environment : society en masse and global change ; Market characteristics ; Private sector reform ; Regulation, litigation, and oversight ; In search of orthodoxy ; The FASB : products and controversy ; The SEC and the profession ; Scope of services ; Public practice ; Government and nonprofit practice ; Corporate practice ; Academic accountancy ; Accounting's heritage and its future
Control code
37260923
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 577 pages
Isbn
9780814207277
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
97024109
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)37260923

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