1st Edition

A World History of Tax Rebellions
An Encyclopedia of Tax Rebels, Revolts, and Riots from Antiquity to the Present

ISBN 9780415924986
Published November 17, 2003 by Routledge
502 Pages

USD $245.00

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Book 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.



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.


"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