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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Four tests by the most experienced men in London showed it was fool's gold . In the end , ' all turned to vapour ' . It is not known whether the rethink in London was prompted by this episode or by the increasing number of disaster ...
reportedly killed more than fifty people within a day , including four judges , the Lord Mayor of London , four counsel , the undersheriff and forty jurors . Numerous outbreaks and suspected outbreaks occurred in America following ...
Revel , James , The Poor Unhappy Felon's Sorrowful Account of his Fourteen Years ' Transportation at Virginia in America ( London , 1800 ) Rice , Douglas Walthew , The Life and Achievements of Sir John Popham , 1531–1607 : Leading to ...
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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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