The Local State

9780804724128: Hardback
Release Date: 1st January 1996

Number of Pages: 204

Edition: 1st Edition

Series Stanford Studies in the New Political History

Stanford University Press

The Local State

Public Money and American Cities

Hardback / £56.00

With the United States on the way to becoming an almost completely urban nation, the financing of cities has become an issue of great urgency; put simply, American cities do not have enough money. This book examines the role of local fiscal policies and fiscal politics in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century America.