English Public Finance from the Revolution of 1688: With Chapters on the Bank of England

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ENGLISH PUBLIC FINANCE
CHAPTER PAGE
I "1920"1
II "1914"4
III War Costs and How They Were Met (1914-1920)13
IV The War Debt (1914-1920)23
V How the Banks Helped Finance the War (1914-1920)39
VI The War Credit Structure (1914-1920)45
VII Crown Finance (1066-1688)54
VIII Revenues of the Anglo-Saxon Kings57
IX The King's Prerogative (1066-1688)61
X Crown Revenues Subsequent to Norman Period (1154-1688)64
XI Crown Debts (1216-1688)72
XII Constitutional Government Developed by Control of the Purse (1066-1688)77
XIII England After the Revolution of 1688 (1688-1920)86
XIV War and Debt (1688-1817)91
XV Early Forms of Unfunded Debt (1688-1707)96
XVI Early Forms of Funded Debt (1688-1727)101
XVII State Lotteries and Lottery Loans (1694-1826)108
XVIII The Sinking Funds (1717-1920)116
XIX Early Refunding Operations (1739-1817)121
XX Financing the Great French War (1793-1817)124
XXI Revenue and Expenditure (1688-1817)136
XXII Peace and Social Betterment (1817-1914)141
XXIII The Ancient Exchequer150
XXIV The Modern Fiscal System154
XXV Concluding Thoughts and Deductions163

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