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Antecedents of the Accounting Profession
Williard E. Stone
The Accounting Review
Vol. 44, No. 2 (Apr., 1969), pp. 284-291
Published by: American Accounting Association
It makes sense that recording commercial transactions would have started as soon as commercial transactions started. In fact, humans have been measuring all kinds of things even before commercial transactions, such as weather, rainfall, births and so forth. Measuring is part of noticing patterns and these patterns are of interest in ...
Your reaction to this article is 202 words and discusses commercial transactions and agency as a need that gave risk to recordkeeping.