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Paths toward the Modern Fiscal State

England, Japan, and China

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$67.50 • £54.95 • €61.00

ISBN 9780674072787

Publication Date: 03/01/2013


328 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 line illustration, 7 graphs, 1 table


  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Credit Crises in the Rise of the Modern Fiscal State
  • 2. England’s Path, 1642–1752
  • 3. The Rapid Centralization of Public Finance in Japan, 1868–1880
  • 4. The Emergence of the Modern Fiscal State in Japan, 1880–1895
  • 5. Economic Disruption and the Failure of Paper Money in China, 1851–1864
  • 6. The Persistence of Fiscal Decentralization in China, 1864–1911
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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