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American Treasure and the Price Revolution in Spain, 1501–1650

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ISBN 9780674332157

Publication Date: 01/01/1934

428 pages


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  • Preface
    • I. Introduction
  • Part I: Money and Treasure
    • II. Imports of American Gold and Silver
    • III. Gold and Silver Money in Castile
    • IV. Vellon Inflation in Castile, 1598–1650
    • V. Valencian Money
  • Part II: The Price Revolution
    • VI. Sources and Methods
    • VII. Weights and Measures
    • VIII. The Price Revolution Begins, 1501–1550
    • IX. The Price Revolution Culminates, 1551–1600
    • X. Prices Under Vellon Inflation, 1601–1650
    • XI. Group Price Movements
    • XII. Wages: Money and Real
    • XIII. Why Prices Rose
  • Appendices
    • I. Method of Deriving Annual Prices from Crude Quarterly Data
    • II. Commodities, Monetary Units, and Metrological Units
    • III. Prices, 1501–1550
    • IV. Prices, 1551–1600
    • V. Prices, 1601–1650
    • VI. Index Numbers of Grain Prices
    • VII. Money Wages
    • VIII. Composite Index Numbers of Silver Prices, 1501–1650
  • Index

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