Federal Taxation in America: A Short History / Edition 2

Federal Taxation in America: A Short History / Edition 2

by W. Elliot Brownlee
     
 

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ISBN-10: 052154520X

ISBN-13: 9780521545204

Pub. Date: 05/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Extending from the ratification of the Constitution to the present day. W. Elliott Brownlee describes the five principal stages of federal taxation in relation to the crises that led to their adoption—the formation of the republic, the Civil War, World War I, the Great Depression, and World War II. Now in a new edition, Brownlee expands his coverage to the

Overview

Extending from the ratification of the Constitution to the present day. W. Elliott Brownlee describes the five principal stages of federal taxation in relation to the crises that led to their adoption—the formation of the republic, the Civil War, World War I, the Great Depression, and World War II. Now in a new edition, Brownlee expands his coverage to the present, with a new chapter focusing on the current tax policies of the Bush administration. This discussion is set within a larger analysis of contemporary tax and fiscal issues, including war finance, Social Security, and Medicare. First Edition Hb (1996): 0-521-56265-1 First Edition Pb (1996): 0-521-56586-3

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521545204
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Series:
Woodrow Wilson Center Press Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,008,231
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Taxation and National Emergencies; 1. The formative tax regimes, 1789–1916; 2. The democratic-statist tax regimes, 1916–1941; 3. The era of easy finance, 1941–1980; 4. The 'Reagan Revolution' 1980–1986; 5. Reviving the old regime, 1986–2000; 6. Threatening the old regime, 2000–present.

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