Book review: Critical Histories of Accounting: Sinister Inscriptions in the Modern Era

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Critical Histories of Accounting is comprised of 11 previously published articles with the stated aim of stimulating a new generation of researchers to look at the issues and potentialities of critical accounting history. The book is categorized broadly according to four themes which highlight that accounting, far from being a passive, technical tool, at the very least is embroiled in substantial ethical considerations and, at its worst, can be used by a minority of powerful interests to subjugate the majority, often with terrifying conseq
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)433-434
Number of pages2
JournalAccounting History
Volume18
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2013

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