Jolyon Jenkins asks how accountants came to take over the world and traces the religious roots of some accounting practices.
Jolyon Jenkins investigates how accountants shaped the modern world. They sit in boardrooms, audit schools, make government policy and pull the plug on failing companies. And most of us have our performance measured. The history of accounting and book-keeping is largely the history of civilisation.
Jolyon asks how this came about and traces the religious roots of some accounting practices.
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