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    • Double Entry

    • By: Jane Gleeson-White
    • Narrated by: Julia Farhat
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 35

    Filled with colorful characters and history, Double Entry takes us 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. Luca Pacioli - monk, mathematician, alchemist, and friend of Leonardo da Vinci - incorporated Arabic mathematics to formulate a system that could work across all trades and nations.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Parts of this book sing to me

    • By Philo on 05-17-13

    Regular price: $19.95