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Author Galenson, David W.

Title Traders, planters, and slaves : market behavior in early English America / David W. Galenson
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1986


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Description xiv, 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: List of tables -- Preface -- 1. The Atlantic slave trade and the early development of the English West Indies -- 2. Shipping and mortality -- 3. Slave prices in the Barbados market, 1673-1723 -- 4. On the order of purchases by characteristics at slave sales -- 5. The demographic composition of the slave trade: an economic investigation -- 6. Establishing geographic persistence from market observations: population turnover among estate owners and managers in Barbados and Jamaica, 1673-1725 -- 7. The economic structure of the early Atlantic slave trade: the challenge of Adam Smith's analysis -- Appendices -- Notes -- Selected bibliography -- Index
Analysis West Africa Slave trade with British West Indian colonies, 1650-1725
West Indies British colonies Slave trade with West Africa, 1650-1725
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 217-223
Subject Royal African Company -- History.
Slave trade -- West Indies, British -- History.
Slavery -- Economic aspects -- West Indies, British.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
LC no. 85014890
ISBN 0521308453 (hbk.)
052189414X (paperback)