TITLE

THE EARLY MODERN PERIOD, 1500-1800 - LATIN AMERICA, 1500-1800 - THE SPANISH COLONIAL SYSTEM, 1550-1800 - ECONOMIC CONDITIONS

PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Encyclopedia of World History;2001, p403
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Information about economic conditions in the Spanish colonial system, during 1550-1800, is presented. Gold and silver mining was fostered by the crown in its colonies. The mines of Mexico became the most productive between 1590 and 1630. The important ones were in the districts of Zacatecas, Taxco and Pachuca.
ACCESSION #
28536082

 

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