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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Sandys advocated mass enslavement of the native population . He argued that in the light of the massacre the tribes could ' now most justly be compelled to servitude and drudgery ' . The planter John Martin said Native Americans would ...
But mass enslavement of the native population on their own terrain was never realistic . In later years , large numbers of men and women from a range of tribes would indeed be enslaved and terribly used . But for the moment the settlers ...
One evening at eleven o'clock in 1754 , while his wife was away visiting her relations , Williamson was at home when his farm was attacked by Native Americans . They tried to get in and I threatened them with a loaded gun .
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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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