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Publications [#348620] Elvira L Vilches
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  1. Vilches, E. "Doing Things with Money in Early Modern Spain." A Companion to the Spanish Renaissance Ed. Kallendorf, H. Brill, 2019, 508-508.

    Early Modern Spanish society lived in a world saturated with all kinds of business and concerns about money. Everyone adopted habits of thought associated trade. Profit and loss became the language for assessing material, social, private, and spiritual matters. Mercantile culture merged business and cultural registers to the extent than adopting and reshaping the discourse of commerce became the concern of literature.