Curtin combines modern research and statistical methods with his broad knowledge of the field to present the first book-length quantitative analysis of the Atlantic slave trade. Its basic evidence suggests revision of currently held opinions concerning the place of the slave trade in the economies of the Old World nations and their American colonies. aCurtinas work will not only be the starting point for all future research on the slave trade and comparative slavery, but will become an indispensable reference for anyone interested in Afro-American studies.aaJournal of American History aCurtin has produced a stimulating monograph, the product of immaculate scholarship, against which all past and future studies will have to be judged.aaJournal of American Studies aProfessor Curtinas new book is up to his customary standard of performance: within the limits he set for himself, The Atlantic Slave Trade could hardly be a better or more important book.aaAmerican Historical ReviewCurtin combines modern research and statistical methods with his broad knowledge of the field to present the first book-length quantitative analysis of the Atlantic slave trade.
|Title||:||The Atlantic Slave Trade|
|Author||:||Philip D. Curtin|
|Publisher||:||Univ of Wisconsin Press - 1972-03-01|