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On the Puzzling Cycle in the Biological Standard of Living: The Case of Antebellum Georgia

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  • Komlos, John
  • Coclanis, Peter

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Explorations in Economic History.

Volume (Year): 34 (1997)
Issue (Month): 4 (October)
Pages: 433-459

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Handle: RePEc:eee:exehis:v:34:y:1997:i:4:p:433-459

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