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4 - The Merchant

from Part I - Lives

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  13 November 2020

Frances F. Berdan
Affiliation:
California State University, San Bernardino
Michael E. Smith
Affiliation:
Arizona State University
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Chapter 4, “The Merchant,” focuses on the long-distant professional merchants (pochteca) stationed in the Basin of Mexico cities. The chapter examines their goals and attitudes, details their lives on the road and in their home cities, traces their life cycles, and delves into their most pressing problems and the solutions they devised for them.

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Print publication year: 2020

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  • The Merchant
  • Frances F. Berdan, California State University, San Bernardino, Michael E. Smith, Arizona State University
  • Book: Everyday Life in the Aztec World
  • Online publication: 13 November 2020
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781139031844.006
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  • The Merchant
  • Frances F. Berdan, California State University, San Bernardino, Michael E. Smith, Arizona State University
  • Book: Everyday Life in the Aztec World
  • Online publication: 13 November 2020
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781139031844.006
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  • The Merchant
  • Frances F. Berdan, California State University, San Bernardino, Michael E. Smith, Arizona State University
  • Book: Everyday Life in the Aztec World
  • Online publication: 13 November 2020
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781139031844.006
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