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Accounting in local government

Rowan H. Jones

Accounting in local government

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Published by Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in London .
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Statementby Rowan H. Jones.
SeriesFramework series in accountancy
ContributionsChartered Institute of Management Accountants.
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Open LibraryOL13939568M

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