Miners and merchants in Bourbon Mexico, 1763-1810

  title={Miners and merchants in Bourbon Mexico, 1763-1810},
  author={D. Brading},
  • D. Brading
  • Published 1971
  • History, Economics
  • The aim of this study is to define that distinctive blend of enlightened despotism and entrepreneurial talent which created Bourbon Mexico. The period 1763-1810 was a crucial and distinctive stage in the colonial history of Mexico. Jose de Galvez, the dynamic minister of the Indies, transformed the system of government and restructured the economy. The ensuing 'golden age', far from being the culmination of two hundred years of steady development, sprang rather from a profound regeneration of… CONTINUE READING
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