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 whatever manner they arrived , as voluntary indentured servants or as transportees , they became , in their multitudes , slaves in the plantations . St Christopher prospered through tobacco . Those Irish who survived their indenture ...
Bacon was twenty - nine - ' indifferent tall but slender , black - haired ' when he arrived in the province two years earlier . He came from the same family as James I's Lord Chancellor , Sir Francis Bacon , and he was married to a ...
indenture completely by bribing their way to freedom once they had arrived in the colonies . The Elizabeth and Anne set sail with 127 rebels but when it arrived in Virginia its complement was only 112.
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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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