Jolyon Jenkins investigates how accountants shaped the modern world and examines the feudal accounting systems of Medieval England.
Jolyon Jenkins investigates how accountants shaped the modern world.
Jolyon examines accountancy fraud in the Middle Ages, brought about by the Black Death. He hears how 16th-century merchants didn't try to hide the evidence of their smuggling in their double entry books and how the Exchequer collected taxes by chopping sticks in half.
- Fri 12 Mar 2010 15:45