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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While still in his early twenties , Gilbert headed a contingent of 1,000 English Protestants fighting on the Huguenot side . He exhibited dash and bravery but cruelty , too , making a practice of taking no prisoners .
What happened in Ireland over several centuries had a direct bearing on how the first English settlements in America were approached and developed . Many great English adventurers and soldiers learned their craft in Ireland before ...
Of course , the English and the Normans had sparred with the Irish for centuries . The English thought of the Irish as uncivilised - despite their uncanny ability to entice colonists into taking on their culture and way of life .
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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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