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New Mexico Merchants and the Luxuries of the Manila Galleons and the Atlantic Trade

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In the 1700s, New Mexico merchants loaded mule trains with animal hides and cloth and set out for the markets at El Paso and Chihuahua.  They returned with everyday goods and with European manufactures like Lorraine lace and Brittany linen from New Spain’s Atlantic trade. They also brought silks, porcelain, and spices brought to Acapulco from the Philippines on the Manila galleons.  In this way, New Mexico became part of the Spanish global trade system.  Using original documents and an activity, Spanish Colonial historian Linda Tigges will describe the exploits of the merchants and the remarkable goods they brought back to New Mexico.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Tue

CE South Building

Linda Tigges 



Please read:  Class is eligible for tuition remission under personal enrichment.



Registration Closes On
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/22/2019 - 1/22/2019 Weekly - Tue 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Albuquerque, CE South Building  Map, Room: 109 Linda Tigges