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is Professor of Spanish Literature at the University of the Pacific. He received a PhD in Spanish Literature from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1990 and another PhD in History from the University of Amsterdam in 1999. Author of many articles on global monetary history, Giráldez is co-editor of
Metals and Monies in an Emerging Global Economy
European Entry into the Pacific: Spain and the Acapulco-Manila Galleons
Studies in Pacific History: Economics, Politics, and Migration
(Ashgate 2002), and
Studies in Global Monetary History, 1470–1800
(Ashgate 2002). He is co-General Editor of a 19-volume series,
The Pacific World: Lands, Peoples, and History of the Pacific, 1500–1900
(2000–2003). His collaborative research with Dennis O. Flynn has been featured in the
New York Times
(2 December 2000) and
(25 August 2001).
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Cycles of Silver
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