What church records can tell us about economic development

Workshop date: 
Friday, January 22, 2016 to Saturday, January 23, 2016
Workshop location: 
Cape Town

Because colonial sources often lack adequate information about the lived experience of Africans, quantitative economic historians that are interested in the African experience are forced to find creative ways to identify the effects of colonial policies. Church records at the individual level provide one such recourse.

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