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 new and more strident plantation policy paved the way for the large - scale movement of the Irish across the Atlantic . The political events that led up to this mass migration of people began in England but quickly spread to Ireland .
The creation of a colonial Ireland cost the native Irish dearly they lost not only their lands but what remained of their reputation . The Irish character , already blackened by Cambrensis and by a tendency to stage occasional uprisings ...
It has been said she could recite the prayer in Irish and in Latin but that this cut no ice with the court . The knitted dolls found in her house proved she was obviously up to no good . Foreigner , Roman Catholic and devil worshipper ...
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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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