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Author Vilches, Elvira

Title New World gold : cultural anxiety and monetary disorder in early modern Spain / Elvira Vilches

Publ Info Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  HC385 .V4725 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HC385 V4725 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HC385 .V4725 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 361 pages ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : money, credit, and value -- New world gold -- Selling the Indies : Columbus and the economy of the marvelous -- Gold : a problematic standard -- The new world of money -- Writing about debt -- The Indies, value, and wealth -- Conclusion : a remote and exotic geography
LC subject Spain -- Economic conditions -- 16th century
Spain -- Economic conditions -- 17th century
Economics -- Spain -- History -- 16th century
Economics -- Spain -- History -- 17th century
Gold -- Spain -- History -- 16th century
Gold -- Spain -- History -- 17th century
Credit -- Spain -- History -- 16th century
Credit -- Spain -- History -- 17th century
ISBN 9780226856186 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226856186 (cloth : alk. paper)