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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During the Cromwell era , still more were displaced and Ireland became a major source of slaves for the New World . CHAPTER TEN 155 DISSENT IN THE NORTH Until the 1650s , Scotland fought shy of transporting its unwanted to any English ...
Smythe had his own vision of the New World and would become the driving force in the Virginia project . Like Gilbert and Raleigh , Smythe had made his mark in war , both in Ireland and on the Continent , and , like them , he was much ...
After less than a year and a terrible winter , George Popham died , believing he had established a permanent foothold in the New World and would go down in history . ' I die content , ' he wrote . My name will always be associated with ...
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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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