Academy of Accounting Historians

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DEFINITION of 'Academy of Accounting Historians'

A nonprofit organization that researches how accounting principles and rules have changed over time. The Academy of Accounting Historians was created in 1973 and publishes journal and research papers throughout the year. Membership is not restricted to accountants.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Academy of Accounting Historians'

The Academy of Accounting Historians examines the relationship between accounting rules and economic history, focusing on the interplay between the various forces that affect businesses.

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