By David F. Burg

An international heritage of Tax Rebellions is an exhaustive reference resource for over 4,300 years of riots, rebellions, protests, and struggle caused via abusive taxation and tax accumulating platforms worldwide. all of the chronologically prepared entries specializes in a particular ancient occasion, interpreting its roots, and socio-economic context.

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1607) (Russia) Boniface VIII (1235/1240–1303) (Italy) xxxv Charles the Bad (Charles II of Navarre) (1332–1387) (France) Cobden, Richard (1804–1865) (Great Britain) Cruz, Francisco de la (d. 1578) (Peru) Flavius Sabinus (Rome) Fries, John (1750–1818) (United States) George, Henry (1839–1897) (United States) Germanus (c. 378–448) (Gaul) Hampden, John (c. 1595–1643) (England) d’Harcourt, Godefroy (d. 1356) (France) Jarvis, Howard (1903–1986) (United States) Kellems, Vivien (1896–1975) (United States) Lee, J.

Leo Oppenheim, Ancient Mesopotamia: Portrait of a Dead Civilization, rev. ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977. 431 BC Delian League Revolt (Greece), uprising of cities allied with Athens in the Delian League that began in 431 BC in opposition to Athenian hegemony, instigated largely by the allies’ antipathy over the burdensome tribute Athens required them to pay. “The tribute levied upon the allies of Athens,” according to Andreades, “is the one financial factor that had the greatest influence upon the fortunes of the city.

The cattle inspector seized the cattle…. ” If a Lagashite brought a sheep to the palace to have its wool sheared, “he had to pay five shekels if the wool was white. ” Similarly for the maker of perfumes. The ishakku seized the temple’s property and donkeys, oxen, and grains belonging to temple officials. Officials also attended burials to confiscate barley, bread, beer, and other items from the dead person’s family. ” But in less than a century Lagash had been reduced to its former status as a city-state and had fallen prey to its enemy city-state Umma.

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