|Title||Was the Slave Trade Dominated by Men?|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||1992|
|Authors||Eltis, D, Engerman, SL|
|Journal||The Journal of Interdisciplinary History|
|Keywords||History, 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.