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Title:The Volume of the Atlantic Slave Trade: A Synthesis
Author:Lovejoy, Paul E.ISNI
Year:1982
Periodical:The Journal of African History
Volume:23
Issue:4
Pages:473-501
Language:English
Geographic terms:Subsaharan Africa
Africa
Subjects:slave trade
History and Exploration
External link:https://www.jstor.org/stable/182037
Abstract:This article is an attempt to synthesize the various revisions of Philip D. Curtin's book 'The Atlantic Slave Trade: A Census' (1969) into a new global estimate. As such it provides both a review of the literature since 1969 and presents a revised set of tables on the volume and direction of the slave trade across the Atlantic: Introduction - The volume of the export trade - The volume of slave imports into the Americas and Atlantic basin - Conclusion. Notes. sum.
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