The School of Salamanca: New Digital Edition of Tomás de Mercado`s Tratos y Contratos now online

March 21, 2019

The latest publication in the Digital Collection of Sources edited by the Salamanca project was one of the bestselling books in the Spanish Americas: Tomás de Mercado’s Tratos y Contratos, written at the request of the merchants of Seville to provide reliable guidance regarding ethical questions posed by the new overseas trade. The full text of the first edition (printed in Salamanca in 1569) is now available online and in open access on the project’s website.

The School of Salamanca. A Digital Collection of Sources and a Dictionary of its Juridical-Political Language is a joint project of the MPIeR, the Goethe University Frankfurt and the Academy of Sciences and Literature, Mainz.

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