This Article is intended to provide an historic tax analysis on the most controversial cause of the Pacific War (1879–1884) between Chile and the alliance of Peru and Bolivia, restating the importance of taxation on natural resources and the political consequences of inadequate tax policy measures.
Aldazosa, Alvaro Villegas
"The War Triggered by a Ten Cents Tax on Natural Resources,"
Florida Tax Review: Vol. 22, Article 28.
Available at: https://scholarship.law.ufl.edu/ftr/vol22/iss3/28