ABSTRACT

This volume presents a survey of accountancy from early times through to modern accounting methods of the early twentieth century. Covering everything from accounting in Ancient Egypt and the Roman Republic through to legislation for the accountancy profession in Europe and South America, as well as ethics and education in the accountancy profession, this volume will be of use to both students and professionals who wish to extend their historical knowledge of their profession.

chapter |2 pages

Foreword

chapter |2 pages

Preface

chapter |12 pages

Table of Contents

chapter |2 pages

Index to illustrations

chapter I|4 pages

Numeration

chapter II|58 pages

Accounting in Babylonia and Assyria

chapter III|56 pages

Foundations

chapter IV|30 pages

LEGISLATION FOR THE ACCOUNTANCY PROFESSION

chapter V|24 pages

England

chapter VI|36 pages

ACCOUNTANTS' SOCIETIES

chapter VII|16 pages

Division of philosophy