Was the Slave Trade Dominated by Men?

TitleWas the Slave Trade Dominated by Men?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1992
AuthorsEltis, D, Engerman, SL
JournalThe Journal of Interdisciplinary History
ISBN Number0022-1953
KeywordsHistory, Men, Research, Slavery

  Historical record provides abundant support for the view that the transatlantic slave trade was dominated by men. New data on the slave trade explaining the high ratio of adult males are analyzed, and the importance of these findings for issues in intercontinental migration and demography is discussed.