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Revealing the Relationship Between Ship Crowding and Slave Mortality

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  16 May 2014

Nicolas J. Duquette*
Assistant Professor, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California, Lewis Hall 312, Los Angeles, California 90089-0626. E-mail:


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This research was generously supported by graduate fellowships and research funds from the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Economic History Association, and the University of Michigan. The author is grateful for the helpful comments of several thoughtful and generous readers and seminar participants, particularly to David J. Auerbach, Martha J. Bailey, D. James Baker, Benjamin A. Hicklin, George L. Hurrell III, Daniel Marcin, Edie Ostapik, Paul W. Rhode, Elyce J. Rotella, Warren C. Whatley, and two anonymous reviewers.



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