White Cargo: The Forgotten History of Britain's White Slaves in America
"White cargo is the forgotten story of the thousands of Britons who lived and died in bondage in Briatin's American colonies." "Drawing on letters crying for help, diaries, and court and government archives, Jordan and Walsh demonstrate that the brutalities usually associated with black slavery alone were perpetrated on whites throughout British rule." --book jacket.
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The island's economy required extra labour and so they turned to islands already stocked with strong young Irishmen : Barbados , St Lucia , St Christopher and Montserrat . Barbados in particular seems to have had plenty of labourers to ...
island of Barbados . It is estimated that between 1648 and 1655 , 12,000 political prisoners arrived as a result of the conflict . Deported Royalist prisoners were sold as bonded slaves . Rank was no safeguard .
... Ralph 69 Hampton - Northampton ironworks 257-8 Harrison , Mary , servant 197 Harrison , William Henry , US President 91 headright system Barbados 182 Carter , John 196 frauds 120-1 introduced 38 , 89-90 Ireland , emigration 138 Lee ...
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WHITE CARGO: The Forgotten History of Britain's White Slaves in AmericaAvis d'utilisateur - Kirkus
Two British journalists unravel a significant history of indentured servitude in the New World.Before the 18th century, when Southern tobacco grandees and West Indian sugar planters imported Africans ... Consulter l'avis complet
Review: White Cargo: The Forgotten History of Britain's White Slaves in AmericaAvis d'utilisateur - Sarah Fournier - Goodreads
Read selected chapters for research on a history paper. His writing is very emotional (if thats the right word). He is trying to make indentured servitude look horrible on the same scale as black slavery almost and his language gets the point across. Very persuasive. Consulter l'avis complet
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