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 round - ups began on 8 August when constables seized three boys and a girl and lodged them in Bridewell . They were told that they had been judged ' vagrants ' and by court order were being ' held for Virginia ' .
“ Talks between the City of London Aldermen and the Virginia Company began early in 1618. Sir Thomas Smythe and Sir Edwin Sandys , the Puritan politician , represented the company . Sandys , one of the leading figures in the House of ...
In truth , probably like the majority of servants he began his journey to America guilty of nothing more than poverty and hope . Another perception of indentured servants was far more insidious . They came to be viewed as – and treated ...
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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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