The Terrific Engine

Income Taxation and the Modernization of the Canadian Political Imaginary
 
 
University of British Columbia Press
  • erschienen am 15. Januar 2019
 
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  • 200 Seiten
978-0-7748-3678-4 (ISBN)
 
David Tough teaches in the School for the Study of Canada at Trent University. He is a historian of Canadian politics and of the rhetoric of inequality in twentieth-century Canada and has written numerous articles on Canadian politics for peer-reviewed publications.
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David Tough teaches in the School for the Study of Canada at Trent University. He is a historian of Canadian politics and of the rhetoric of inequality in twentieth-century Canada and has written numerous articles on Canadian politics for peer-reviewed publications.
Acknowledgments

Introduction: A Political History of Possibility

Part 1: The People's Enlightenment and the Destruction of the Two-Party System

1 A Clear Line? The Great Deception and the Farmers' Critique of the Tariff , 1910-11

2 The Brink of the Abyss: The "Conscription of Wealth" and the Party System, 1917-19

Part 2: The Citizenship of Contribution and the Construction of the Modern Political Imaginary

3 The Curve of Progressivity: "Fiscal Need" and the Constitution, 1921-39

4 A Modern Measure? The Income Tax Sublime and the Left-Right Spectrum, 1940-45

Conclusion: Income Taxation, Democracy, and the Modern Political Imaginary

Notes; Bibliography; Index

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