Index
accounting: difficulties in, 9, 86, 123,
260; as favorite class, 79; and financial
crash, 167; history of, 12–15; human
rights and, 182–83, 268n21, 275n8; as
modern fact, 4, 20, 59, 152, 185, 207;
multiple forms of, 37, 40, 56, 126,
and Omnilife, 140, 142, and Ponzi
schemes, 170–71. See also double entry
bookkeeping; Poovey, Mary
adequacy, 17, 43, 46, 58; beyond, 227,
246
adequation: as adequatio intellectus et res,
45, 73, 117, 220, 262; and gold, 220; and
race, 122–23
ahPn (National Police Historical
Archives), 86, 88–90, 116
aletheia: and aletheiometer (Golden
Compass) 46, 80, 82, 145, 262; and
Martin Heidegger, 46, 73, 262; as
unconcealing, 46, 73, 125, 262
algebra: algebra of genocide, 64, 210,
269n1; and al Jabr, 18, 63; as bone-
setting, 69, 85, 109, 113, 271n3; and
human rights, 69, 74, 100; and repara-
tions, 69, 85, 113; of subversion, 92
almg (Guatemalan Mayan Language
Academy), 43, 50, 94, 123
Amway, 144, 273n12. See also multilevel
marketing
apocalypse: 2012 and, 22, 235; Maya and,
4, 22
archaeology, 256, 279n24, forensic, 66,
252–53. See also fafg
arsenic, 211–13
Auden, W. H., 25
audit: culture, 13, 79, 110, 146, 201–2
Awakateko: concept of zero, 98,
116; identity, 43, 269n11. See also
Chalchiteko
avancso (Association for the Advance-
ment of the Social Sciences in Guate-
mala), 30, 106
Babes in Toyland, vii, 46
Babylonians, 3
balance, 15, 40, 63, 64, 74, 90, 98, 101,
105, 106, 110, 218, 267n18; as golden
rule, 13, 34; gain and loss, 2, 8, 12, 14,
15, 47, 85, 100, 102, 108, 116, 214.
See also double entry; zero
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