xiv, 329 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Perspectives on budget policy The "small government" era (1789-1860) Budgeting for government growth (1860-1915) The transition to modern government (1915-1940) War and defense budgets (1940-1970) Social welfare budgets and deficits (1970-1990) Reconciliation and balanced budgets (1990-2001) Budgeting for the future.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-317) and index.