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Federal taxation in America : a history

Author: W Elliot Brownlee
Publisher: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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This authoritative and readable survey is a comprehensive historical overview of federal taxation and fiscal policy in the United States, extending from the era of the American Revolution to the present day. Brownlee relates the principal stages of federal taxation to the crises that led to their adoption, including but not limited to: the formation of the republic, the Civil War, World War I and II, and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brownlee, W. Elliot, 1941-
Federal taxation in America.
Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016
(DLC) 2016023871
(OCoLC)951949477
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W Elliot Brownlee
ISBN: 9781316163160 1316163164
OCLC Number: 961407865
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 332 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Anglo-American regimes, 1607-1788 --
Creating a modern fiscal state, 1788-1861 --
The Civil War regime, 1861-1916 --
The World War I regime, 1916-1935 --
Roosevelt's regimes, 1935-1945 --
The era of easy finance, 1945-1980 --
"Reagan revolution," 1980-1986 --
Fiscal consolidation and revival of the old tax regime, 1986-2000 --
Victory for a retro-liberal regime, 2000-2009 --
Fiscal paralysis, 2009-2015.
Responsibility: W. Elliot Brownlee, University of California, Santa Barbara.

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