Ritically consider whether the study of the history and development of accounting promotes an understanding of present accounting practices?

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Length guideline: 2,500 words. You must not exceed this guideline by more than 20%. Collating your thoughts, condensing, editing and presenting a well-argued piece of work are more important than volume. Work must be word-processed. A bibliography is expected. All sources and quotes must be fully acknowledged. If this is not done the assignment will be given a fail mark.

Please state the number of words that you have written at the end of your work.