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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Nor were there any fatalities or attacks by the Algonquin after the party reached the Chesapeake and found their designated tract of forest . Today , the spot houses a national monument , marked by a grand Georgian mansion where ...
With one exception , none of the other colonies would be anything like as dependent on servants as the Chesapeake duo and so the same motive to repress wasn't there . Even in the Carolinas and Georgia there were relatively few white ...
Other colonies followed the Chesapeake lead but were generally content with the two - for - one ratio . But all added something else to the extra time a runaway faced - compensation for the cost of hunting him or her down .
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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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