This volume brings together contributions from the world's most renowned scholars in accounting and celebrates the academic achievements of Bob Parker. Reflecting his multi-faceated contribution to the history of accountancy, the volume studies the development of accounting in an international context.
First Published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
This is the sixth volume in the continuing series if The Mineral Statistic of the United Kingdom 1845-1913 and begins the coverage of the South West Peninsular. Devon and Somerset mines are less well known than their Cornish neighbours but they had a continuous history lasting two thousand years and included some of the world's biggest producers. This volume looks at the last years of the industry, tracing its decline from a high point in the mid-nineteenth century to near extinction in the the years immediately proceeding the First World War. Bringing together official government returns of production, ownership, management and employment, it provides basic information of new locational information in the form of Ordnance Survey Grid References makes this the most comprehensive field guide to the still substantial surface and underground remains of both counties.