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What shall we do with the drunken sailor? Accounting and controls for alcohol in the Royal Navy in the time of Nelson

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What shall we do with the drunken sailor? Accounting and controls for alcohol in the Royal Navy in the time of Nelson. / McBride, Karen; Hines, Tony.

Accounting for Alcohol: An Accounting History of Brewing, Distilling and Viniculture. ed. / Martin Quinn; João Oliveira. 1st. ed. Routledge, 2018. (Routledge New Works in Accounting History).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Harvard

McBride, K & Hines, T 2018, What shall we do with the drunken sailor? Accounting and controls for alcohol in the Royal Navy in the time of Nelson. in M Quinn & J Oliveira (eds), Accounting for Alcohol: An Accounting History of Brewing, Distilling and Viniculture. 1st edn, Routledge New Works in Accounting History, Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315185477-6

APA

McBride, K., & Hines, T. (2018). What shall we do with the drunken sailor? Accounting and controls for alcohol in the Royal Navy in the time of Nelson. In M. Quinn, & J. Oliveira (Eds.), Accounting for Alcohol: An Accounting History of Brewing, Distilling and Viniculture (1st ed.). (Routledge New Works in Accounting History). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315185477-6

Vancouver

McBride K, Hines T. What shall we do with the drunken sailor? Accounting and controls for alcohol in the Royal Navy in the time of Nelson. In Quinn M, Oliveira J, editors, Accounting for Alcohol: An Accounting History of Brewing, Distilling and Viniculture. 1st ed. Routledge. 2018. (Routledge New Works in Accounting History). https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315185477-6

Author

McBride, Karen ; Hines, Tony. / What shall we do with the drunken sailor? Accounting and controls for alcohol in the Royal Navy in the time of Nelson. Accounting for Alcohol: An Accounting History of Brewing, Distilling and Viniculture. editor / Martin Quinn ; João Oliveira. 1st. ed. Routledge, 2018. (Routledge New Works in Accounting History).

Bibtex

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