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Drink and Food

WILLIAM J. ASHWORTH

in Customs and Excise: Trade, Production, and Consumption in England 1640-1845

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259212
eISBN:
9780191717918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259212.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

This chapter shows that examining excise's practices and activities not only reveals what the pillar of public credit was actually built of, but also exposes the crucial role of the excise had in ... More


The Soul of Government: Creating an American Fiscal Regime

Max M. Edling

in A Hercules in the Cradle: War, Money, and the American State, 1783-1867

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226181578
eISBN:
9780226181608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226181608.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the years after the War of Independence the United States was in dire financial straits. The attempt to service the public debt run up during the war generated much hardship but little money to ... More


City-States, Taxes, and Trade

Alain Bresson

in The Making of the Ancient Greek Economy: Institutions, Markets, and Growth in the City-States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183411
eISBN:
9781400852451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183411.003.0011
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the taxation system for trade and commerce in ancient Greece. It first considers how foreign trade and customs duties were supervised before discussing the system of taxation ... More


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