Accounting Historians Journal

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DEFINITION of 'Accounting Historians Journal'

A publication that examines the history of accounting. First printed in 1977, The Accounting Historians Journal is published in order to provide education regarding the foundations and changes of accounting. The Academy of Accounting Historians is a not-for-profit corporation that seeks to foster the research, publication, teaching and personal interchanges as related to accounting history.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Accounting Historians Journal'

The Accounting Historians Journal is comprised of articles that explore different topics in accounting history such as auditing challenges during the Great Depression and changes in auditing techniques during a particular period of time.

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