2022
DOI: 10.1108/aaaj-10-2020-4977
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Avoiding Whig interpretations in historical research: an illustrative case study

Abstract: PurposeThe main aim of this paper is to illustrate the importance of avoiding Whig interpretations in historical research. It does so by highlighting examples of what may occur when this is not done. The paper also aims to promote interdisciplinarity, in the form of working with those from other disciplines, as a means to avoid this occurring.Design/methodology/approachThis paper includes an in-depth study of the bookkeeping and financial reporting of two 18th century Portuguese state-sponsored companies using… Show more

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