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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A report by an Irishman , Francis Magill , obtained by the Spanish Council of State , claimed that rich samples of gold , silver and copper had been sent to England . Magill reckoned the authorities blocked all communications home not ...
On 1 April 1653 , Cromwell's Council of State issued a licence to one Sir John Clotworthy to transport to America 500 Irishmen . The licence was careful to point out that these unfortunates should be ' natural Irishmen ' in case the ...
The Privy Council would have been as concerned about law and order as the Star Chamber , so this provision appeared at first sight to be one to which no exception could be taken . However , the Scottish lawmakers declined to accept 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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