The Economics of Antebellum Slave Heights Reconsidered
AbstractArgues that the slaves transported in interregional trade were not selected on the basis of their physical stature.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, University of Munich in its series Articles by John Komlos with number 11.
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Publication status: published in Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 1996, 26, 437-457
interregional slave trade; physical stature; Antebellum period;
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