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  • Gleeson-White, Jane.
     
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  • Accounting -- History.
     
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  • Bookkeeping -- History.
     
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  • Bookkeeping -- Italy -- Venice -- History.
     
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  • Finance -- Italy -- Venice -- History.
     
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  • Finance -- History.
     
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  • Capitalism -- History.
     
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    Double entry : how the merchants of Venice created modern finance / Jane Gleeson-White.
    by Gleeson-White, Jane.
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    New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2012.
    Subjects
  • Accounting -- History.
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  • Bookkeeping -- History.
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  • Bookkeeping -- Italy -- Venice -- History.
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  • Finance -- Italy -- Venice -- History.
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  • Finance -- History.
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  • Capitalism -- History.
  • ISBN: 
    9780393088960 (hbk.)
    0393088960 (hbk.)
    Description: 
    294 p. ; 22 cm.
    Edition: 
    1st American ed.
    Contents: 
    Accounting: our first communications technology -- Merchants and mathematics -- Luca Pacioli: from Sansepolcro to celebrity -- Pacioli's landmark bookkeeping treatise of 1494 -- Venetian double entry goes viral -- Double entry morphs: the industrial revolution and the birth of a profession -- Double entry and capitalism; chicken and egg? -- John Maynard Keynes, double entry and the wealth of nations -- The rise and scandalous rise of a profession -- Gross domestic product and how accounting could make or break the planet.
    Summary: 
    Describes the history of accounting and double-entry bookkeeping from Mesopotamia to the Renaissance to modern finance and explains how a system developed that could work across all trades and nations.
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