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Author Vilches, Elvira,
Title New World gold : cultural anxiety and monetary disorder in early modern Spain / Elvira Vilches.
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010.

Author Vilches, Elvira,
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.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 361 pages)
Bibliography 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.
Note Print version record.
Summary 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.
Note English.
ISBN 9780226856193 (electronic bk.)
0226856194 (electronic bk.)
9780226856186 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0226856186 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 642206248
Additional Format Print version: Vilches, Elvira. New World gold. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010 9780226856186 (DLC) 2009052401 (OCoLC)457149413

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