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Title Slavery in the development of the Americas / edited by David Eltis, Frank D. Lewis, Kenneth L. Sokoloff.

Imprint Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.

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 Moore Stacks  HT1048 .S55 2004    Available  ---
Description ix, 372 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents White Atlantic? The choice for African slave labor in the plantation Americas / Seymour Drescher -- The Dutch and the slave Americas / Pieter C. Emmer -- Mercantile strategies, credit networks, and labor supply in the colonial Chesapeake in trans-Atlantic perspective / Lorena S. Walsh -- African slavery in the production of subsistence crops: the case of São Paulo in the nineteenth century / Francisco Vidal Luna and Herbert S. Klein -- The transition from slavery to freedom through manumission: a life-cycle approach applied to the United States and Guadeloupe / Frank D. Lewis -- Prices of African slaves newly arrived in the Americas, 1673-1865: new evidence on long-run trends and regional differentials / Davis Eltis and David Richardson -- American slave markets during the 1850s: slave price rises in the United States, Cuba, and Brazil in comparative perspective / Laird W. Bergad -- The relative efficiency of free and slave agriculture in the antebellum United States: a stochastic production frontier approach / Elizabeth B. Field-Hendrey and Lee A. Craig -- Wealth accumulation in Virginia and in the century before the civil war / James R. Irwin -- The poor: slaves in early America / Philip D. Morgan -- The north-south wage gap before and after the civil war / Robert A. Margo.
Subject Slavery -- America -- History.
Slavery -- Economic aspects -- America -- History.
Colonies -- America -- History.
Added Author Eltis, David, 1940-
Lewis, Frank D.
Sokoloff, Kenneth Lee.
ISBN 0521832772