A World History of Tax Rebellions: An Encyclopedia of Tax Rebels, Revolts, and Riots from Antiquity to the Present, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

A World History of Tax Rebellions

An Encyclopedia of Tax Rebels, Revolts, and Riots from Antiquity to the Present, 1st Edition

By David F. Burg

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502 pages

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Description

A World History of Tax Rebellions is an exhaustive reference source for over 4,300 years of riots, rebellions, protests, and war triggered by abusive taxation and tax collecting systems around the world. Each of the chronologically arranged entries focuses on a specific historical event, analyzing its roots, and socio-economic context.

Reviews

"Unique with its wide span of nations and times. It will be valuable in academic libraries, especially where there is a business school, as well as larger public libraries." -- Booklist/RBB

"A detailed chronology… A welcome addition to tax literature in historical context…" -- Choice

About the Author

David F. Burg has taught humanities for over twenty years at Transylvania University in Lexington, KY. He is the author of several books on American history including Chicago's White City of 1893, The Encyclopedia of Student and Youth Movements, and The American Revolution: An Eyewitness History.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS030000
HISTORY / Reference
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REFERENCE / General
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REFERENCE / Encyclopedias