The Nineteenth Century and After, Vol. 66

The Nineteenth Century and After, Vol. 66 : A Monthly Review; July-December, 1909 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Nineteenth Century and After, Vol. 66: A Monthly Review; July-December, 1909 To return to first principles and the precepts of Adam Smith. Can it be alleged that the burdens imposed by heavily graduated death duties are borne alike by all citizens as nearly as possible in proportion to their respective abilities - especially when they are considered (as it is imperative they should be considered) in con junction with the income and super - taxes? A new class of tax-payer has been created, a numerically small class, and the great number of voters do not share the burdens - or, at any rate, only to a small degree. Where is the check to public expenditure, to extravagance, to experiments doubtful from an economic point of view, when this is the case '4! About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 1126 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 56mm | 1,470g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 024310703X
  • 9780243107032