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A Treatise on the Industry of Nations

A Treatise on the Industry of Nations
Or, The Principles of National Economy and Taxation

Volume 2. On Distribution, Consumption, and Taxation

Part of Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, 19th Century

  • Date Published: November 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108036924

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  • In this two-volume work, originally published in 1839, the relatively unknown Joseph Salway Eisdell (1791–1876) explores the political economy of 1830s Britain from a different standpoint from that of many of his contemporaries. Influenced by Adam Smith and Michael Thomas Sadler, and in concordance with his contemporary, Irish economist Mountifort Longfield (1802–84), Eisdell's focus on 'fiscal sociology' places emphasis on industrial workers and the significance of human nature in economics. He reassesses economic and population trends by rejecting the (until then) well-regarded Malthusian principles. In many ways this work is a reflection of 1830s Victorian society, which was experiencing massive shifts towards industrialisation, urbanisation and modernisation, with accompanying political changes. Eisdell's later work, An Essay on the Causes and Remedies of Poverty (1852) demonstrates his continued enthusiasm for fiscal sociology. Volume 2 focuses on distribution, the rewards of labour and taxation.

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    • Date Published: November 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108036924
    • length: 444 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 25 mm
    • weight: 0.56kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Book II. Distribution:
    1. Of the rent of land
    2. Of the profits of stock
    3. On the rewards of labour
    Book III. Consumption:
    1. On consumption
    2. On the accumulation of property
    Book IV. Taxation:
    1. On the effects of taxation
    2. On the parties upon whom taxation ultimately falls
    3. On the rule for the apportionment of taxation
    4. On the application of the rule of apportionment, as regards the expense of protection
    5. On an apportionment of taxation according to the benefits derived from government
    6. On a tax on the value of property
    7. On the effects of indirect taxation
    8. On direct taxation
    9. On the distribution of the expense of constructing and maintaining roads, bridges, canals, harbours, light-houses, and other guides and protections to navigation
    10. On the distribution of the expenses of public institutions for education, religious worship, and the support of the poor
    11. On public debts.

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    Joseph Salway Eisdell

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