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The Role of Oral History in Accounting

Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal

ISSN: 0951-3574

Article publication date: 1 December 1991

Abstract

The case is made for oral history as a research tool, and a possible role in respect to the accountancy profession is recommended and discussed: the study of the evolution of accounting standards. The collection and preservation of oral records is described. Illustrative examples are provided. The benefits and drawbacks of this kind of research are analysed.

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Citation

Collins, M. and Bloom, R. (1991), "The Role of Oral History in Accounting", Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Vol. 4 No. 4. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000001931

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MCB UP Ltd

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