Paradigms (Social sciences);Kuhn, Thomas S. Structure of Scientific Revolutions;Accounting -- History
A Kuhnian perspective is used to explain the transition in financial reporting theory from an "economic income perspective" to an "informational perspective" (a transition that Beaver refers to as a "revolution"), and to examine the subsequent...
Giovanni Farolfi and Co.;Farolfi (Giovanni) and Co.;Bookkeeping -- History
This article examines the branch ledger of a Florentine firm in 13th century Provence, and its relationship to contemporaneous Tuscan account books. It is concluded that the ledger was part of a sophisticated accounting system, with a debit and...
Plantations -- South Carolina -- History;Slave labor;
This paper examines the management control-system design of mid-19th century U.S. slave plantations using a contingency theory framework. Large rice plantations that relied on forced labor and tidal-flow agricultural technology were very profitable...
This is Roxana's last surviving letter to Emily before her stroke in April 1891. She writes mostly about family matters, especially of her sons Chapin and Lynn and stepchildren Mary, Joe and Jane White
Health; Hospitals; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Weather; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;
Henderson writes from the Newsome Hospital. Describes the conditions in the hospital; his inability to obtain a furlough; the impending Winter;
Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Health; Troop movements;
Henderson discusses the arrival of his relief soldier; the regiment's rumored next move; his health;