1st Edition

The History of Taxation Vol 1

By D P O'Brien Copyright 2000
    372 Pages
    by Routledge

    A set of eight volumes, these texts are designed to cover the literature of taxation from the late-17th century to the end of the 19th century. The writings focus on a number of themes, reflecting in turn the problems which revenue raisers have encountered over two centuries.

    Volume I Preface General Introduction, Introduction to Volume I A Treatise of Taxes & Contributions (1662) Of the Use of Political Arithmetick, in all Considerations about the Revenue and Trade (1771) Serious Considerations on the Several High Duties which the Nation in General as well as Trade in Particular, labour under, with a Proposal for Preventing the removing of goods, discharging the trade from any search, and raising all publick supplies by one single tax (1748) Of Taxes (1752) Of Public Credit (1752) An Essay on Ways and Means for Raising Money for the Support Of the Present War, &c. (1757) Are Taxes a Spur to Industry, as some pretend? (1767) General Considerations on Taxes (1774) An Appeal to the Public on the Subject of the National Debt (1774)


    D P O'Brien