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The Rise and Fall of Indentured Servitude in the Americas: An Economic Analysis


  • Galenson, David W.


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  • Galenson, David W., 1984. "The Rise and Fall of Indentured Servitude in the Americas: An Economic Analysis," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 44(01), pages 1-26, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:cup:jechis:v:44:y:1984:i:01:p:1-26_03

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