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The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Rise and Fall of Nations

The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Rise and Fall of Nations

by Jacob Soll

Editorial: Basic Books
ISBN: 9780465031528
Número de páginas: 312
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 8 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2021-01-25
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Whether building a road or fighting a war, leaders from ancient Mesopotamia to the present have relied on financial accounting to track their state’s assets and guide its policies. Basic accounting tools such as auditing and double-entry bookkeeping form the basis of modern capitalism and the nation-state. Yet our appreciation for accounting and its formative role throughout history remains minimal at best—and we remain ignorant at our peril. The 2008 financial crisis is only the most recent example of how poor ...