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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2008) 88 (2): 173–209.
Published: 01 May 2008
... confirms this view by analyzing the workings of the peninsular and colonial fiscal systems. Revenues were not extracted to Madrid but instead were widely redistributed across regions. Contrary to received wisdom, there was a great degree of local autonomy in managing and allocating these intraregional...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2015) 95 (2): 269–297.
Published: 01 May 2015
... direct military control, through projects such as the creation of a US-officered frontier guard. Established in 1905 to police revenue along the Dominican-Haitian border, this unique organization had neither precedent nor sanction in international law, but it demonstrated the makeshift Caribbean policy...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2014) 94 (2): 237–269.
Published: 01 May 2014
... into Latin American state formation by focusing attention on the political and economic interests served or undermined by these two systems of administration. In Venezuela, advocates of fiscal modernity sought to enact this transition to modernize the economy and to maximize revenue in support of state...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2017) 97 (1): 148–149.
Published: 01 February 2017
... © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Focused on the state of Michoacán, Jorge Silva Riquer's compilation on the history of Mexico's public finance ministry ( hacienda pública ) significantly enhances our knowledge of revenue generation, tax collection, and state bureaucracies in the region. The...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2008) 88 (2): 167–168.
Published: 01 May 2008
... practical limits on the monarchy’s power, regional and local jurisdic- tions retained a good deal of autonomy and used a number of mechanisms — law- suits, petitions, passive resistance, corruption — to bargain and negotiate with the crown. The result was a spectrum of taxing and revenue arrangements...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2018) 98 (2): 332–334.
Published: 01 May 2018
... trade and revenue contributions of the merchant financiers of Mexico City paid for the early coming of independence in British North America and for the persistence of Spanish rule in Andean South America. Valle Pavón shows this in three case studies. First, she documents that the merchant...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2016) 96 (3): 569–571.
Published: 01 August 2016
..., which he systematized, enlarged, and refined. Montesinos actually paid Fujimori a monthly salary from the corruption revenues. Fujimori's brother-in-law and ambassador to Japan Víctor Aritomi became the conduit for the family valuables out of Peru. Institutional corruption moves in cycles along with...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2009) 89 (2): 253–283.
Published: 01 May 2009
... revenue for the treasury from traditional import taxes to a fiscal system based on direct taxa- tion. The 1932 income tax was encouraged by the economic depression and the decline in revenue from customs duties. However, this was not the first attempt to introduce the new tax in the country. On...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2015) 95 (2): 353–355.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the debates on the financing of imperial states and on the political participation of colonial subjects in the Spanish empire during the Age of Revolution. In the second half of the eighteenth century, intermittent Atlantic warfare disrupted the ordinary balance of revenues collected in the...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2015) 95 (2): 377–379.
Published: 01 May 2015
....” Chapter 5, on the financial sector, is also good, because it explains succinctly how small the sector is compared with other Latin American countries and how falling oil revenues resulted in higher interest rates due to increased borrowing by the government, at the same time restricting private sector...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2008) 88 (2): 211–218.
Published: 01 May 2008
... administrative centers and ports collected revenues and integrated sub-cajas.” The description suggests that in the imperial tax system in Spanish America each treasury office operated with considerable freedom or autonomy. This is clearly at odds with the evidence. To begin with, the extensive...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2008) 88 (2): 219–233.
Published: 01 May 2008
... fiscal matters. Absolut- ists often reigned over fiscal systems that were so badly fragmented that they were ineffective at generating the revenues that were required for their empires 2. In the interest of full disclosure, I coauthored with North and Barry Weingast a brief comparative...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2014) 94 (3): 542–543.
Published: 01 August 2014
... in favor of an overly narrow focus on the state itself. Others might conclude that, given Centeno and Ferraro's choice to highlight issues of state capacity, more sustained attention should have been devoted to governments' inability to raise greater domestic revenues — a failure with negative...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2017) 97 (4): 757–758.
Published: 01 November 2017
... health personnel. Let there be no misunderstanding: ELAM is a treasure and, as Kirk argues, a valuable source of revenue for Cuba even as the school maintains its commitment to low fees for those unable to afford them. However, it is quite another thing to claim, without corroboration, that ELAM trainees...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2017) 97 (2): 333–335.
Published: 01 May 2017
... control (p. 104). The state presented resources—such as offices and revenues—that were vital in the struggle against rival family and clientele networks. After the wars of independence, the powerful families, especially in highland zones, had to learn the symbols and rituals of the new political imaginary...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2017) 97 (2): 361–362.
Published: 01 May 2017
... railway systems, seeking to provide lower freight rates and higher workers' wages; in so doing, the governments diminished revenue that could have been used for investment and innovation. Second, the success of workers, through unionization, in gaining better wages, work hours, and safety conditions...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2014) 94 (4): 705–707.
Published: 01 November 2014
... considerable powers of taxation at the expense of the federal government, which lost approximately half the revenue collected by the viceregal administration. In addition, Congress established a weak executive, which further crippled the national government. Since the Constitution of 1824 was essentially a...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2016) 96 (1): 148–150.
Published: 01 February 2016
... those who defrauded the Real Hacienda suggests that, absent such practices, the crown and its agents would have put the lost revenue to better use. This is probably not Tovar's intent, but the possibility seems to linger. The specter of this unrealized potential hangs over the following chapter...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2016) 96 (1): 165–166.
Published: 01 February 2016
... alien, export-oriented, plantation-based sugarcane. Drawing on a wide range of mainly eighteenth-century archival sources, she convincingly shows that tobacco was in fact fundamental to the Spanish colonial project. Indeed, revenue from Cuban tobacco accounted for a quarter of the Spanish state's income...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2016) 96 (1): 166–167.
Published: 01 February 2016
... profits and the fight against Napoleon, who also aimed to claim New Spain's silver. Could the silver monopoly live while others across the empire demanded free trade? Should the silver monopoly break, could the empire live? Without the revenues of silver, could Spain fight off Napoleon? Diverging New...