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Taxes, Liberty and Property. The role of taxation in democratization and national unity 511-1787

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Amsterdam; Meijburg & Co., 1989. [29,5x22 cm]. Translated from the Dutch by Susan Massotty. 403,

Richly illustrated. Publisher's boards with pictorial dustjacket. The jacket has very minor shelfwear around the edges Loosley laid in is a letter from publisher and tax lawyers Meijburg to R. Gale at Marks and Spencer marking their 50th anniversary Several pages are 'stuck together due to some previous spillage but not damaged.

This book, aiming to achieve a balance between scholarship and anecdote and between text and illustration, is devoted to the influence of taxation on the political emancipation of Western Europe and North America, which can be summarized as follows: by voluntary agreeing to taxation, certain groups in society obtained the right to participate in discussions about revenue expenditures, enabling them to exert some influence on national government. In time, this participation assumed the form of a popular assembly elected by general franchise. When politically fragmented territorial units started sharing financial burdens with other regions, a modern unified state began to evolve." (Front flap).

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Author(s):
Grapperhaus Ferdinand H.M.
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Used: very good
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Hardback
Number of pages:
0

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Amsterdam; Meijburg & Co., 1989. [29,5x22 cm]. Translated from the Dutch by Susan Massotty. 403,

Richly illustrated. Publisher's boards with pictorial dustjacket. The jacket has very minor shelfwear around the edges Loosley laid in is a letter from publisher and tax lawyers Meijburg to R. Gale at Marks and Spencer marking their 50th anniversary Several pages are 'stuck together due to some previous spillage but not damaged.

This book, aiming to achieve a balance between scholarship and anecdote and between text and illustration, is devoted to the influence of taxation on the political emancipation of Western Europe and North America, which can be summarized as follows: by voluntary agreeing to taxation, certain groups in society obtained the right to participate in discussions about revenue expenditures, enabling them to exert some influence on national government. In time, this participation assumed the form of a popular assembly elected by general franchise. When politically fragmented territorial units started sharing financial burdens with other regions, a modern unified state began to evolve." (Front flap).

Author(s):
Grapperhaus Ferdinand H.M.
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0

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