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ISBN: 1743311761 / ISBN-13: 9781743311769

Double Entry: How the Merchants of Venice Created Modern Finance

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  • Double Entry: How the Merchants of Venice Created Modern Finance (Allen & Unwin Australia) – Trade paperback (2012)
    by Jane Gleeson-White

    Double Entry: How the Merchants of Venice Created Modern Finance

    Trade paperback, Allen & Unwin Australia
    2012
    English
    New ed.
    304 pages

    ISBN: 1743311761
    ISBN-13: 9781743311769

    Drawing together a 15th century Venetian monk, Leonardo da Vinci, Josiah Wedgwood and the rise of corporate capitalism, Jane Gleeson-White argues that double-entry bookkeeping is one of history's best -- kept secrets and most important untold tales. Our world is governed by the numbers generated by the accounts of nations and corporations. We depend on these numbers to direct our governments, organisations, economies, societies. But where did they come from -- and how did they become so powerful? The answer to these ... Show more

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