The Silver Routes: The First Globalization

By: Calvo, Alfredo Castillero

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8489127484 208 pages. Bibliography and glossary. Sumptuously and profusely illustrated with colour photos and reproductions of archival maps and illustrations. Text in English. "Documents the tremendous impact the arrival of New World gold and silver had upon Europe and the world economy. Describes the routes followed by the galleons on their return to Spain, loaded with precious metals, and the techniques used for their extraction. Discusses how mining towns were established, and famous fairs held in Portobelo and Jalapa. From this we learn how several mints were founded." - from Prologue. Clean, bright, tight and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A suberb copy of this beautifully-presented work. Gift quality.

Title: The Silver Routes: The First Globalization

Author Name: Calvo, Alfredo Castillero

Categories: History, Latin America,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Spain, Editiones San Marcos: 2004

ISBN Number: 8489127484

ISBN Number 13: 9788489127487

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 818H1498

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