By Philip D. Curtin
Curtin combines smooth study and statistical equipment along with his extensive wisdom of the sector to give the 1st book-length quantitative research of the Atlantic slave alternate. Its simple facts indicates revision of presently held reviews about the position of the slave exchange within the economies of the outdated international countries and their American colonies.
“Curtin’s paintings won't purely be the place to begin for all destiny examine at the slave exchange and comparative slavery, yet turns into an quintessential reference for a person drawn to Afro-American studies.”—Journal of yank History
“Curtin has produced a stimulating monograph, the manufactured from immaculate scholarship, opposed to which all previous and destiny reviews should be judged.”—Journal of yank Studies
“Professor Curtin’s new publication is as much as his ordinary commonplace of functionality: in the limits he set for himself, The Atlantic Slave exchange may not often be a greater or extra vital book.”—American old Review
“Curtin has written a brilliantly provocative e-book that are meant to bring about a number of new inquiries.”—Hispanic American old Review
About the Author
Philip D. Curtin (1922-2009) was once writer of just like Africa and Jamaicas. He edited Africa Remembered, a suite of narratives via former slaves and others serious about the slave alternate. He used to be a member of the dep. of heritage on the college of Wisconsin from 1956-1975. From 1975 till the time of his demise, he was once a member of the college of Johns Hopkins college.