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The roots of a corporate tax

STEVEN A. BANK

in From Sword to Shield: The Transformation of the Corporate Income Tax, 1861 to Present

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195326192
eISBN:
9780199775811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326192.003.001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the roots of the corporate income tax, which can be found in the 19th century. The early taxation of corporations — generally through capital stock taxes, dividend taxes, or ... More


Natives, Europeans, and Africans in Colonial Campeche: History and Archaeology

Vera Tiesler, Pilar Zabala, and Andrea Cucina (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034928
eISBN:
9780813039626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034928.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The town of San Francisco de Campeche was founded in 1540 and, during the first two centuries of the colonies, served as one of the key Mexican ports of the Spanish Empire. The chapters in this ... More


Wealth in the Colonial and Early National Periods

Robert E. Gallman and Paul W. Rhode

in Capital in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226633114
eISBN:
9780226633251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226633251.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The chapter documents Gallman’s procedures to estimate the US capital stock and wealth levels over the colonial and early national periods. It compares his estimates and procedures to those of ... More


Negotiating Colonialism on the Southern Frontier of Spanish Yucatán

Adam R. Kaeding

in Frontiers of Colonialism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054346
eISBN:
9780813053073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054346.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter describes Colonial Period (A.D. 1546-1750) and Early Mexican Republic Period (A.D. 1750-1847) settlement patterns as a product of individual negotiations. Data come from the Spanish ... More


Making Habeas Work: A Legal History

Eric M. Freedman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479870974
eISBN:
9781479802470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870974.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Habeas corpus, known as the Great Writ of Liberty, is a judicial order that requires government officials to produce a prisoner in court, persuade an independent judge of the correctness of their ... More


Chetumal Bay in the Fifteenth to Seventeenth Centuries

Maxine Oland

in Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062792
eISBN:
9780813051758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062792.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Spanish documents imply that the Chetumal Bay region acted as a unified force to resist European colonization, yet archaeological data suggest that the experience of the Maya during the fifteenth to ... More


Colonial Precedents

in The First Wall Street: Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, and the Birth of American Finance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226910260
eISBN:
9780226910291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226910291.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the colonial period, Philadelphia was a leading financial innovator. Nascent banks, insurers, and securities market thrived in the Delaware Valley even before independence. Those institutions were ... More


Fish[i]stories: Seafolk of the Northern Peruvian Coast

Susan Elizabeth Ramírez

in Maritime Communities of the Ancient Andes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066141
eISBN:
9780813058351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066141.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 15 discusses the Early Colonial Period, 16th-century documentary record of fisherfolk of the Peruvian North Coast. These documents “identify semi-autonomous lineages of specialized fishing ... More


Colonialism in the Andes: An Emplaced Perspective

Steven A. Wernke

in Negotiated Settlements: Andean Communities and Landscapes under Inka and Spanish Colonialism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042497
eISBN:
9780813043968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042497.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter provides an overview of the scope and approach of the book. It first outlines the historical span of the study, ranging from the period of autonomous rule during the Late Intermediate ... More


The Rise and Fall of Complex Societies in Nasca

Christina A. Conlee

in Beyond the Nasca Lines: Ancient Life at La Tiza in the Peruvian Desert

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062020
eISBN:
9780813051857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062020.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In this chapter a summary of the conclusions from the previous chapters is presented. The trajectory of the rise, collapse, and reformation of complex societies in Nasca is examined. In addition, ... More


Female werewolf as monstrous other in Honoré Beaugrand’s ‘The Werewolves’

Shannon Scott

in She-wolf: A cultural history of female werewolves

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089343
eISBN:
9781781708743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089343.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

By the nineteenth century, after wolves had been hunted to extinction in the northeast, and American Indian tribes were being forcibly removed from their land, authors such as Lydia Child, James ... More


Introduction: Reimagining Science in Latin America

María del Pilar Blanco and Joanna Page

in Geopolitics, Culture, and the Scientific Imaginary in Latin America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401483
eISBN:
9781683402152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401483.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The transnational transfers of ideas, technologies, materials, and people that have shaped the history of science in Latin America are marked, as in any region, by asymmetries of power. These are ... More


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