Accounting History and the Rise of Civilization

Editor/Author Giroux , Gary
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Business Expert Press

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-63-157423-8
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Economics
Image Count: 2
Book Status: Available
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Accounting History and the Rise of Civilization is a brief history of accounting, focusing on the long-term importance of accounting on issues from information accumulation and analysis around money and finance, business and government, and continuing success as technology and innovation expands.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Part I
  • Introduction
  • Supplement A: Ride Through Accounting History
  • Supplement B: Double Entry: A Brief Primer
  • Supplement C: What Is Capitalism and Why Is It Important to Civilization?
  • Supplement D: Panic Attack: All Those Pesky Bubbles and Crashes
  • Chapter 1: Accounting and the Ancient World
  • Chapter 2: The Dark Ages to the Enlightenment
  • Chapter 3: Britain and the Industrial Revolution
  • Chapter 4: The Early American Experience
  • Chapter 5: The Railroads
  • Chapter 6: Industrialization and Professional Management
  • Conclusions
  • Bibliography
  • Part II
  • Introduction
  • Supplement A: Audit Opinions
  • Supplement B: Scandals and Corruption
  • Supplement C: What's So Difficult About Setting Financial Accounting Standards?
  • Supplement D: Information Technology
  • Chapter 1: Auditing: The Rise of a Profession
  • Chapter 2: Taxes and Funding Public Policy
  • Chapter 3: Public Policy and Government Accounting
  • Chapter 4: Markets, Madness, and the New Deal
  • Chapter 5: Post-World War II Business and Accounting
  • Chapter 6: The Tech Bubble to Subprime Meltdown
  • Conclusions
  • Bibliography