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Innovation, convergence and argument without end in accounting history

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  • Stephen P. Walker
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    Purpose - This paper seeks to review the accounting history content of Design/methodology/approach - The study comprises an analysis of the content of Findings - Histories appearing in Research limitations/implications - The paper discusses the potential for advancing established research agendas in accounting history and identifies some new subjects for investigation by accounting historians. Originality/value - It is suggested that, while methodological innovation and plurality are to be applauded, the sustained application of new approaches should also receive greater encouragement. Searches for

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    Article provided by Emerald Group Publishing in its journal Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal.

    Volume (Year): 21 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 2 (February)
    Pages: 296-322

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    Handle: RePEc:eme:aaajpp:v:21:y:2008:i:2:p:296-322
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