Accounting -- England -- History;Collins, John, 1625-1683
This article will examine John Collins' textbooks, particularly An Introduction to Merchants Accounts, to consider the influence of merchants' current trading activities upon the accounting texts of seventeenth century England.
England -- Rural conditions;Inclosures -- England -- History;Landlord and tenant -- England -- History;Farm rents -- England -- History
A major debate neglected by accounting historians is the importance of landlords in the English agricultural revolution. The paper uses accounting evidence from the historical literature to test Marx’s theory that, from around 1750, England’s...