Double Entry: How the Merchants of Venice Created Modern Finance
ISBN: 0393346595
EAN13: 9780393346596
Language: English
Pages: 294
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback

Double Entry: How the Merchants of Venice Created Modern Finance

Book Overview
Filled with colorful characters and history, Double Entry takes readers from the ancient origins of accounting in Mesopotamia to the frontiers of modern finance. At the heart of the story is double-entry bookkeeping: the first system that allowed merchants to actually measure the worth of their businesses.