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story of a fortunate man reminiscences and recollections of fifty-three years of professional accounting by Maurice E. Peloubet

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Published by JAI in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English


  • Peloubet, Maurice E., -- 1892-1976.,
  • Peloubet, Maurice E., -- 1892-1976.,
  • Accountants -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Accounting -- United States -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementMaurice E. Peloubet ; edited by Alfred R. Roberts.
SeriesStudies in the development of accounting thought -- v. 3, Studies in the development of accounting thought -- 3.
ContributionsRoberts, Alfred Robert.
LC ClassificationsHF5604.5.P45 P45 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 132 p. ;
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18406740M
ISBN 100762307366
LC Control Number00055365

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