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Financial control, managerial control and accountability: evidence from the British Cotton Industry, 1700-2000

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Volume (Year): 30 (2005)
Issue (Month): 7-8 ()
Pages: 627-653

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Cited by:
  1. Sherstnev, Mikhail, 2009. "Economic development, governance and accounting: Lessons for LDCs from the past Western experience," MPRA Paper 22902, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Napier, Christopher J., 2006. "Accounts of change: 30 years of historical accounting research," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 31(4-5), pages 445-507.
  3. Toms, J.S., 2010. "Calculating profit: A historical perspective on the development of capitalism," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 35(2), pages 205-221, February.
  4. Toms, Steven, 2014. "‘Cold, Calculating Political Economy’: Fixed costs, the Rate of Profit and the Length of the Working Day in the Factory Act Debates, 1832-1847," MPRA Paper 54408, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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