Accounting: What the Numbers Mean
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1. Accounting–Present and Past

Part 1 Financial Accounting

2. Financial Statements and Accounting Concepts/Principles

3. Fundamental Interpretations Made From Financial Statement Data

4. The Bookkeeping Process and Transaction Analysis

5. Accounting for and Presentation of Current Assets

6. Accounting for and Presentation of Property, Plant and Equipment,and other Noncurrent Assets

7. Accounting for and Presentation of Liabilities

8. Accounting for and Presentation of Stockholders' Equity

9. The Income Statement and the Statement of Cash Flows

10. Corporate Governance, Notes to the Financial Statements and Other Disclosures

11. Financial Statement Analysis

Part 2 Managerial Accounting

12. Managerial Accounting and Cost–Volume–Profit Analysis

13. Cost Accounting and Reporting

14. Cost Planning

15. Cost Control

16. Costs for Decision Making

Epilogue: Accounting–The Future

Appendix: Excerpts from 2008 Campbell Soup Company Annual Report