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Peasants, Rise Up! The Croquants of the 17th Century

  • Audio Mises Daily
July 22, 2010

Tags Big GovernmentWorld HistoryInterventionismPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

The rebels' overriding grievance was against the tax farmers and tax officials: "It is they who have forced [the peasants] to take up arms, changing their ploughshares for swords, in order to ask Your Majesty for justice or else to die like men."

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