Translated by José Luis Luna Govea. By t.ghe late 18th century Mexico City was the largest urban area in America. It was impacted not only by the colonial government but economically by all the Hispanic world. That history has yet to be written adequately but the author examines the principal aspects of commerce from 1770-1821. The book touches on the families involved,and explores the circulation of products, manufacturing, trade, production and their interrelationships. USED BOOK-VG. Mexico City, 1986 Fondo de Cultura Economica, 1st English Ed., 6 x 9, SPANISH TEXT, 285 Pgs., PB.