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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Virginia Company secretary John Pory and the explorer / historian Captain John Smith both condemned it . They were not alone . In 1626 , an English sea captain called Thomas Weston refused to take a party of servants from Canada to ...
Of this Instant September : When one Captain Azariah Daniel , Commander of a Ship now in the River , coming by the Stocks - Market , was met by two Gentlemen who having lost their children , pursuant to the information they had of him ...
The captain , Thomas Pamp , was told that in the event of being challenged he was to say that the Swift was taking the convicts to Nova Scotia . Events moved quickly . Eighty - seven male and female convicts from Newgate Prison were the ...
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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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