Presentation of the book 'The Insular Difference. The fiscal model of the Canary Islands in historical retrospective', financed by the Government of the Canary Islands
On Friday, June 3, the book by the Doctors and members of the Institute of Textual Analysis and Applications (IATEXT) will be presented in the Stone Classroom of the Institutional Headquarters of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria , Sergio Solbes and Daniel Castillo called "The Insular Difference. The fiscal model of the Canary Islands in historical retrospective. The Old Regime: The Royal Treasury and the process of building the State circa: 1500-1845."
The event will be attended by the Rector of the ULPG, Lluís Serra Majem, the Minister of Finance; Budgets and European Affairs of the Government of the Canary Islands, Román Rodríguez; the director of the REF Chair, Salvador Miranda Calderín, and the authors of the book.
This book offers a complete historical analysis of the particular and characteristic taxation of the Canary Islands. This work deals, therefore, with analyzing the construction of the modern State in the Canary Islands through the progressive implementation of a viable treasury system. A panorama of several centuries of struggle between a Monarchy in transition towards a national State and a Canarian society that seeks to have the necessary and sufficient institutional conditions to stimulate its economic development.