Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003.
x, 168 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Reconfiguring American political history.
Formatted Contents Note
Compromise, corruption, and confrontation : tax reform in the 1870s Progress, bit by bit : school and insane asylum spending, 1880 to 1900 From charter-mongering to catching corporate freeloaders : corporation taxes, 1880-1907 The second era of internal improvements : transportation spending, 1890 to 1929 Consent, control, and centralization : school and hospital spending, 1900 to 1929 Giants of history : income and gasoline taxation, 1910 to 1929 The test of democracy : controlling spending in the corporate state, 1907 to 1929.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.