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Slavery's Sway

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For economists who study development, Africa remains a mystery. It's underdeveloped, but why? Disease? Dictators? Colonial rule? Nathan Nunn, an assistant professor of economics, believes he has found at least a partial answer. The slave trade, far from being a relic of the past, he argues, accounts for much of the continent's current economic woes. Pictured are Africa's primary slave trade routes from 1500-1900.

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map, but to quote from Wikipedia: "Liberia was fou... by GLloyd Rowsey on Monday, Jan 3, 2011 at 3:58:49 PM