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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colony who had returned to Britain before the colonists vanished , and Thomas Smythe , a young man destined to play a big role in bringing white slavery to Virginia . Smythe had his own vision of the New World and would become the ...
Smythe's wife just before the coup . There was also the matter of the Earl's arrival at Smythe's house . Smythe and his wife were hauled off to the Tower of London . Denying everything , Smythe claimed he had had no communication with ...
In Agra , the Great Mogul had a portrait of Smythe hanging in his palace . In the Cape , men of the Khoi tribe reportedly chanted , “ Sir Thomas Smid ! English ship ! ' whenever a ship flying the red - andwhite striped flag of the East ...
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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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