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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Gilbert believed the North American continent was an island and – like a number of contemporaries - burned to prove the existence of a North - West Passage to China through the Arctic Circle . After studying every manuscript and ...
CHAPTER TEN DISSENT IN THE NORTH On a bleak headland in the Orkney Isles off the north of Scotland stands a roughly made stone pillar , forty feet tall . It is a thin , tapering four - sided pillar in the form of an obelisk but ...
North secured the services of an ambitious risk taker , the London merchant George Moore . Moore was willing to take a first shipment of nearly 150 convicts and try to sell them in America for a government payment of £ 500 .
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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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