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The Atlantic slave trade : effects on economies, societies, and peoples in Africa, the Americas, and Europe

Author: J E Inikori; Stanley L Engerman
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1992.
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Debates over the economic, social, and political meaning of slavery and the slave trade have persisted for over two hundred years. The Atlantic Slave Trade brings clarity and critical insight to the subject. In fourteen essays, leading scholars consider the nature and impact of the transatlantic slave trade and assess its meaning for the people transported and for those who owned them. Among the questions these  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Atlantic slave trade.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1992
(DLC) 92003258
(OCoLC)25202751
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J E Inikori; Stanley L Engerman
ISBN: 9780822382379 0822382377 1283062720 9781283062725
OCLC Number: 191222375
Notes: Papers presented at a conference "The Atlantic Slave Trade: Who Gained and Who Lost?" held at the University of Rochester in October 1988.
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 412 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : gainers and losers in the Atlantic slave trade / Joseph E. Inikori and Stanley L. Engerman --
The impact of the Atlantic slave trade on the societies of the Western Sudan / Martin A. Klein --
Keeping slaves in place : the secret debate on the slavery question in Northern Nigeria, 1900-1904 / Jan Hogendorn and Paul E. Lovejoy --
The numbers, origins, and destinations of slaves in the eighteenth-century Angolan slave trade / Joseph C. Miller --
The slave trade : the formal demography of a global system / Patrick Manning --
Slavery and the revolution in cotton textile production in England / Joseph E. Inikori --
Private tooth decay as public economic virtue : the slave-sugar triangle, consumerism, and European industrialization / Ralph A. Austen and Woodruff D. Smith. The slave(ry) trade and the development of capitalism in the United States : the textile industry in New England / Ronald Bailey --
British industry and the West Indies plantations / William Darity, Jr. --
The dispersal of African slaves in the West by Dutch slave traders, 1630-1803 / Johannes Postma --
Slave importation, runaways, and compensation in Antigua, 1720-1729 / David Barry Gaspar --
Mortality caused by dehydration during the middle passage / Kenneth F. Kiple and Brian T. Higgins --
The possible relationship between the transatlantic slave trade and hypertension in Blacks today / Thomas W. Wilson and Clarence E. Grim --
The ending of the slave trade and the evolution of European scientific racism / Seymour Drescher.
Series Title: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Responsibility: edited by Joseph E. Inikori and Stanley L. Engerman.

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Debates over the economic, social, and political meaning of slavery and the slave trade have persisted for over two hundred years. The Atlantic Slave Trade brings clarity and critical insight to the subject. In fourteen essays, leading scholars consider the nature and impact of the transatlantic slave trade and assess its meaning for the people transported and for those who owned them. Among the questions these essays address are: the social cost to Africa of this forced migration; the role of slavery in the economic development of Europe and the United States; the short-ter.

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