Diets Versus Diseases in the Anthropometrics of Slave Children: A Reply
RICHARD H. STECKEL a1 a1 Professor, Departments of Economics and Anthropology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, and Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research. E-mail: email@example.com.
Having labored for many years in the fields of slavery research, I have learned to appreciate the challenges and complexities of the subject. My work has led me to change my assumptions and opinions on several questions, and the comment by Philip Coelho and Robert McGuire requires me to revisit my thoughts on explanations for the remarkable catch-up growth of American slaves.