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 better route would have been to strike a southerly course down the east coast of Scotland and around the south coast of England . To have headed north to the Orkneys might seem to imply that the captain had some dark mission to ...
Mutual distrust continued between Scotland and England . A key part of this was the continuing animosity between the reformist , Calvinist , Presbyterian strain of Christianity and the more traditional , ceremonial strain preferred both ...
Large forces of Jacobite clansmen gathered in Scotland while in England an Anglo - Scottish army of Jacobites advanced into Lancashire . But the rebellion turned into a shambles . The push into England ended at the battle of Preston ...
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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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