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New World Gold Cultural Anxiety and Monetary Disorder in Early Modern Spain

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ISBN-10: 0226856186

ISBN-13: 9780226856186

Edition: 2010

Authors: Elvira Vilches

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Here, the author examines economic treatises, stories of travel and conquest, moralist writings, fiction, poetry, and drama to reveal that New World gold ultimately became a problematic source of power that destabilized Spain's sense of trust, truth, and worth.
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Book details

List price: $58.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 5/15/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

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