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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FOREIGNERS IN THEIR OWN LAND Ethnic and religious cleansing in Ireland became a model for Native Americans being cleared from the Chesapeake . During the Cromwell era , still more were displaced and Ireland became a major source of ...
Abbot Emerson Smith held that one in ten servants became a ' decently prosperous ' landowner while another one became an artisan living a useful and comfortable life without owning any land ' . The others died during their servitude ...
when a convict's term was served , and even if he or she became a successful landowner , they would be second - class citizens for ever . Ex - convicts were denied the right to vote and in this they were grouped with children and slaves ...
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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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