Henry Rand Hatfield

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Juli 2000



Henry Rand Hatfield (1866-1945) was the first dean of the Chicago business school and the second dean of the Berkeley business school. He was an authority on early bookkeeping history. Drawing on the archives at the Northwestern University among others, this book presents a biographical study of a full-time accounting professor in a US university.


Selected chapters: Preview (M. Moonitz). Preface. Appendix: Henry Rand Hatfield: an outline of his professional career. Beginnings, 1866 to 1904, at Berkeley and in Washington, 1904 to 1919/20. "Historical Defense" and accounting, 1919/20 to 1930. The final active years, 1930 to 1945. Hatfield's contributions. The personal Hatfield. Hatfield's papers. List of Hatfield's publications. Index.


Philip D. Bougen This is a delightful book. It is what we have come to expect from Zeff: painstakingly researched, elegantly written and vastly informative. As someone who has been fortunate enough in my academic career to have intersected with Stephen Zeff on a number of occasions, as I read the book the comparison became apparent: the description of humanist, scholar, and accounting educator could be convincingly applied to the book's author. The British Accounting Review Michael J. Mumford, Lancaster University This is the definitive study of H.R. Hatfield, with some 300 pages of biography and review, and nearly 200 pages of Hatfield's own published and unpublished papers. Professor Zeff started writing this book in 1964, and it evidently became a labor of love. Accounting and Business Research Richard Vangermeersch, University of Rhode Island, USA Zeff has succeeded in producing an exemplary biography - a daunting task that took thirty-five years of intermittent effort to complete and stands as a reflection of his growth into a notable accounting biographer. Henry Rand Hatfield is a role model for accountants and academics in all fields because of his literacy, ethical standards, international perspective, wit, teaching style, humanity, and broad education, among other accomplishments. In Henry Rand Hatfield: Humanist, Scholar, and Accounting Educator, Zeff has managed to capture the stature and multifaceted talents of this fascinating subject. Business History Review Richard P. Brief This is a wonderful book. It was a delight to read. The book gives a valuable account of an interesting period in the development of accounting thought and the early history of business education, but, more importantly, Zeff's biography is a fascinating study of a highly intelligent, complex individual. The Accounting Review Marc Nikitin, University of New Orleans ...this book is more than a simple biography. It enables us to discover a part of the history of accounting in a country whose influence is this field is today preponderant. The European Review, Vol 10/4 This is the definitive study of H.R. Hatfield, with some 300 pages of biography and review, and nearly 200 pages of Hatfield's own published and unpublished papers. Accounting & Business Research, Vol 31 John Richard Edwards, Cardiff Business School Zeff's persistence is to be applauded, as is the final result. It is a very full autobiographical study... Accounting, Business & Financial History Professor O. Finley Graves The quality of the biography and the scholarship Zeff presents in this book are impeccable. ... Through this book, he whows how values and other historical forces have influenced accounting thought. President of the Academy of Accounting Historians and Professor of Accounting at Kansas State University, USA
EAN: 9780762306220
ISBN: 076230622X
Untertitel: Humanist, Scholar, and Accounting Educator. 'Studies in the Development of Accounting Thought'. 1, black & white illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Emerald Publishing Limited
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2000
Seitenanzahl: 540 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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