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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CHAPTER NINE FOREIGNERS IN THEIR OWN LAND In the Elizabethan period , young blades went to Ireland to prove themselves and get rich . As we saw in Chapter 1 , Sir Walter Raleigh and his half - brother Sir Humphrey Gilbert went to make ...
For any English ship putting out for the West Indies and America , Ireland was there to be sailed past or around . Ships stopped on the way for supplies and Ireland became an important point on the route to the west .
Act of 1704 impelled more dissenters to make the journey from Ireland to America , for it not only barred them from high office but also ruled their marriages invalid . The Irish Catholic experience was driven by a similar policy of ...
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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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