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Mercantilism in Spain

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05/13/2010Murray N. Rothbard

When the influx of silver and gold from the Spanish colonies in the New World dried up, little or nothing remained. But that was not all. Royal action also managed to destroy several flourishing sectors of the Spanish economy, writes Murray N. Rothbard (1926–1995).

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Murray N. Rothbard

Murray N. Rothbard made major contributions to economics, history, political philosophy, and legal theory. He combined Austrian economics with a fervent commitment to individual liberty.

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