The Economic Consequences of the Atlantic Slave Trade

The Economic Consequences of the Atlantic Slave Trade


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780739194003
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 05/15/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Barbara L. Solow retired from the W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute at Harvard University after having taught economics at Brandeis University and Boston University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Capitalism and Slavery in the Exceedingly Long Run
Chapter 2: Slavery and Colonization
Chapter 3: Eric Williams and His Critics
Chapter 4: Why Columbus Failed: The New World without Slavery
Chapter 5: Caribbean Slavery and British Growth: The Eric Williams Hypothesis
Chapter 6: Marx, Slavery, and American Economic Growth
Chapter 7: The Transition to Plantation Slavery: The Case of the British West Indies

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