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Author Gleeson-White, Jane.
Title Double entry : how the merchants of Venice created modern finance / Jane Gleeson-White.
Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2012, c2011.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 11  657 G    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st American ed.
Description 294 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Accounting -- History.
Bookkeeping -- History.
Bookkeeping -- Italy -- Venice -- History.
Finance -- Italy -- Venice -- History.
Finance -- History.
Capitalism -- History.
Added Title How the merchants of Venice created modern finance
ISBN 9780393088960 (hbk.)
0393088960 (hbk.)