Collection of 40 letters, permits, ordinances, capitulations, contracts and other documents from a number of archive collections reveals the policy of the Spanish Crown in allowing the process of discovery begun by Columbus to be opened up to others; it becomes apparent that the continuing process of discovery was carried out not by the Castilian aristocracy but rather by professional navigators with the skills needed to open up other worlds.
Explotación del éxito colombino
Madrid: Testimonio Compañía Editorial, 1992
- Commentary (Spanish) by Ramos, Demetrio
- Limited Edition: 980 copies
- Collection: a selection of documents associated by a common thread and collected by the publisher in a single edition.
The facsimile edition is presented in a special file in a presentation case. The accompanying commentary volume contains a transcription and an analysis of royal policy.
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