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Economic growth and the ending of the transatlantic slave trade

Author: David Eltis
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1989, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st Oxford University Press pbk. ed.]View all editions and formats
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This study considers the economic consequences of Britain's abolition of the Atlantic slave trade. The author explores the motives behind Britain's withdrawal from the slave trade, and examines how  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Eltis
ISBN: 0195045637 9780195045635
OCLC Number: 21178791
Notes: Originally published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1987.
"Awarded Honorable Mention for the 1988 John Ben Snow Foundation Prize in History and the Social Sciences"--Cover.
Description: xiii, [418] pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: David Eltis.

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