New York: Arno Press, 1975.
Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Item #13586
Library stamps/marks/labels, otherwise light wear. Crisp hardcover.; Reprint of PhD Dissertation at University of Washington, 1971. "The purpose of this dissertation is to provide the necessary basis for an economic study of the British African slave trade. ... The first tasks of this dissertation are to present a price series for slaves in Africa, a price series for slaves in the British West Indies and to refine recently published estimates of the quantity of slaves exported from Africa to the New World." - Abstract. Contents: List of Tables, List of Figures, Introduction, Chapter I: Why Slaves? Why Africans?; Ch II: The Atlantic Slave Trade: An Overview; Ch III: The Mechanics of the Slave Trade; Ch IV: Price and Quantity in the British Slave Trade; Ch V: The Rise and Fall of Monopoly in the British Slave Trade; Ch VI: Slaves and Indentured Servants; Ch VII: Summary of Conclusions; Appendix A: African Slave Prices and Prime Costs of Trading Goods; Appendix B: British-American Slave Prices and Tables of Currency Exchange Rates; Appendix C: Quantity Traded, Population and Import Tables, and Correction to Curtin; Appendix D: Wages in Great Britain; Appendix E: The Relative Importance of Gold and Slaves in African Exports; Appendix E: British Slaver Ports; Bibliography. ; Dissertations In American Economic History; Ex-Library; 287 pages.