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Author Levy, Juliette, 1968-
Title The making of a market [electronic resource] : credit, henequen, and notaries in Yucatán,1850-1900 / Juliette Levy
Imprint University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2012. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2013)
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (176 p.)
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction -- The local becomes global : from caste war to Henequen boom -- Usury, ethnicity, and the market : national laws and local effects -- What do notaries do? : the formal and informal roles of notaries -- Credit the wife : marital property regimes and credit markets -- Monopoly, continuity, and change : the case of Jos' Anacleto Patren Zavalegui
"Examines the functioning of credit markets in Mexico, through the agency of notaries, duringthe Yucatan region's nineteenth-century henequen export boom. Explores the mobilization of capital and the creation of credit markets before banks existed"--Provided by publisher
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Subject Henequen (Plant) -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State)
Notaries -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State) -- History -- 19th century
Credit -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State)
Yucatán (Mexico : State) -- Economic conditions -- 19th century
Alt Author Project Muse
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