Studies in the Development of Accounting Thought

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Series description

Studies in the Development of Accounting Thought informs readers of the historical foundations on which the profession is based, the historical antecedents of today’s accounting institutions, the historical impact of accounting, as well as exploring the lives and works of pre-eminent individuals in the profession’s history.

Studies in the Development of Accounting Thought focuses on bringing the past into today and using it to point towards the future. Topics featured include: finding and utilizing archival materials; the growing importance of the Internet in historical research; the issues involved in writing to historical paradigms; and the pivotal influence and immediacy of oral history.

Presented as a collection of essays authored by prominent accounting historians, the series is designed to aid potential as well as experienced researchers in the methodologies and resources available for scholarly work in accounting history.

To submit a proposal to this series, please contact the series editor via email:

Gary Previts
Case Western Reserve University, USA

We are pleased to announce our 2020 Literati Award winners.

Outstanding Author Contribution

Accounting and the Imagination
Martin E. Persson

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