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The Indies, Value, and Wealth

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226856186
eISBN:
9780226856193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226856193.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Due to the Spanish crown's overconfident reliance on New World treasures, a system of loans emerged that, after the first bankruptcy of 1557, transformed into long-term securities made available to ... More


The New World of Money

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226856186
eISBN:
9780226856193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226856193.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the price revolution and the new monetary economy during the first half of the sixteenth century. Although credit was central to the networks of continental commerce, the ... More


Introduction

Jotham Parsons

in Making Money in Sixteenth-Century France: Currency, Culture, and the State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451591
eISBN:
9780801454981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451591.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the monetary developments in sixteenth-century Europe. In particular, it presents several factors that caused these developments such as the expansion of global ... More


The Function of Goods

Renata Ago

in Gusto for Things: A History of Objects in Seventeenth-Century Rome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226010571
eISBN:
9780226008387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226008387.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines the different functions of goods in seventeenth-century Rome. These functions include goods as objects for exchange, as object of exchange, and as objects kept temporarily or ... More


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