Taxing Colonial Africa

The Political Economy of British Imperialism
Author(s): 
Gardner, Leigh A.
ISBN: 
9780199661527
Date published: 
October 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£60.00

Taxation was one of the most contentious aspects of British colonial rule in Africa, shaping relationships between Africans, colonial governments, and European settlers. This is the first detailed comparative study of both taxation and public spending in British colonies in Africa.