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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In one portrait , he appears a physical giant , the scarlet robes of the High Court clutched around his bulk ... Lord Campbell refers to the portrait and adds decorously : ' I am afraid he would not appear to great advantage in a sketch ...
It appears that the child was a victim of the sort of racket played out in many seaports . Petty thieves , rogues and vagabonds would be brought before the local justices and told the only way to save their necks was by agreeing to ...
It appears that the deported rebels of 1715 may have done better in America than many of those transported to the West Indian colonies . By the early eighteenth century , conditions were easier in Virginia and a Scottish network had ...
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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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