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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The Virginia Company appears to have been happy to cooperate . The company wanted the children both to work in the tobacco fields and as part of a developing strategy to promote family life in the colony . Company documents show that ...
The Virginia Company treasurer was also happy , it seems , to see the Puritan politician voted onto the governing councils of two other ventures , the Somers Islands and East India companies . Perhaps Sir Thomas was acting on the Lyndon ...
14 Kingsbury , Records of the Virginia Company . 15 Ted Nace , Gangs of America : The Rise of Corporate Power and the Disabling of Democracy ( 2003 ) . 16 Kingsbury , Records of the Virginia Company . 17 L.W. Grant and James Munro ( eds ) ...
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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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