By John J. TePaske and edited by Kendall W. Brown
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17 Other scholars concentrated on production in various regions of colonial Latin America in diverse epochs. Adam Szasdi, for example, provided insights into production from the conquest to 1610, an epoch for which it is particularly difficult to calculate bullion output. 18 During the 1970s John Fisher focused on mining in Lower Peru, primarily in the eighteenth century with penetrating insights into mining areas such as Pasco, Hualgayoc, Huantajaya, and other lower Peruvian mines. 19 In addition to Peter Bakewell’s monumental efforts, other historians have contributed insights into silver mining in New Spain and elsewhere.
Over the colonial period to 1810 the ratio of gold to silver output fluctuated markedly (see Figure 1–3). In the 1550s gold production amounted to less than 20 percent of the total and dropped below 10 percent in the 1580s until the opening of the eighteenth century when the effects of the rich gold strikes in Brazil made their mark. Gold, in fact, reached almost 30 percent of total New World bullion output in the first two decades of the eighteenth century, 40 percent or more in the ensuing three, but fell into the 30-percent range in the 1750s through the 1780s, and 20 percent in the decades to 1810, explained in part by the increased production of silver in Mexico and Peru after 1750 and the drop in gold output in Brazil.
São Paulo: Companhía Editora Nacional, 1944), 1:370–71. The German edition was entitled Beitrage zungebirgskunde brasilien (Berlin: 1833). 40 Eschwege, Pluto, 1:375. 41 J. Normano, Brazil: A Study of Economic Types (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1933), 92. Normano cites Soetbeer’s figures, taken from EdelmetallProduktion und werthverhältnis zwischen gold und silber (Gotha: J. Perthes, 1879). 39 14 chapter one In 1930 João Pandiá Calógeras wrote his Historical Formation of Brazil, a book that was republished in many later editions.
A New World of Gold and Silver by John J. TePaske and edited by Kendall W. Brown