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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Once the charter was issued for his Plymouth Company , Popham wasted no time . “ His position as Chief Justice gave him a controlling influence in all the jails and penitentiaries in the realm.?!3 Although there is no chapter and verse ...
A list of secret instructions issued by Sir John Popham was taken from the sealed chest in which it had travelled . George Popham read them out . Few details survive but the imperative was undoubtedly the search for gold .
George Popham wrote a breathless letter to King James claiming the greatest discovery of the new century : ' This cannot be other than the Southern ocean reaching to the regions of China . They had , he claimed , found the fabled North ...
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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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