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Title

The Bewitchment of Silver. The Social Economy of Mining in Nineteenth-Century Peru

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

January 2000

Abstract

Mining was crucial for the development of nineteenth-century Peru. Silver mining in particular was a key to both the export sector and the creation of an internal market and national development. The Bewitchment of Silver is an inquiry into the impact of that mineral on a national economy in a country at the periphery of nineteenth-century capitalism.

https://works.bepress.com/jose_deustua-carvallo/3/

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