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Historical Note: The History of Taxation is Written in Letters of Blood and Fire

Passant, John


Tax, war, democracy and rebellion intertwine down the ages. In this paper I introduce readers to the reasons why tax history is important and the concepts underpinning later articles. The four tax history articles that will be published in total over the next four issues (from September 2016 to June 2017) will look at history from the Magna Carta to Australia today through the prism of tax. A key theme is the role ordinary working people (peasants, artisans, workers for example) play in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Australasian Accounting, Business and Finance Journal
DOI: 10.14453/aabfj.v10i2.6
Access Rights: Open Access


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