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Author Hannah, Simon, author.

Title Can't pay, won't pay : the fight to stop the poll tax / Simon Hannah
Published London : Pluto Press, 2020


Description 1 online resource
Contents Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1 A Brief History of Tax Resistance and Revolutions -- 2 Why a Poll Tax? -- 3 Scotland -- 4 Debates Over Strategy -- 5 The Resistance Begins -- 6 The Battle of Trafalgar (Square) -- 7 A Ragtag Army -- 8 Endgame -- 9 Social Movements, Class and Strategy -- Conclusion: A System Shaken or Broken? -- Notes -- Index
Summary Thirty years ago, a social movement helped bring down one of the most powerful British Prime Ministers of the 20th Century. For the 30th anniversary of the Poll Tax rebellion, Simon Hannah looks back on those tumultuous days of resistance, telling the story of the people that beat the bailiffs, rioted for their rights and defied a government
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Vendor-supplied metadata
Subject Poll tax -- Great Britain
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Affairs & Administration
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1786806045