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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On Christmas Eve 1619 , ten boys were brought into Bridewell . A week later , on New Year's Eve , a further thirty - four were delivered from the City and twenty - five from different parts of Middlesex . Others followed in dribs and ...
He brought not anything but 20 and odd Negroes , which the Governor and Cape Merchant ( Virginia Company trading agent ] bought for victuals ( whereof he was in great need as he pretended ) at the best and easiest rate they could buy .
The jury – which would hav been made up mainly of landowners – decided that the ' stripes ' given to the boy before he died were ' not material and he had died of a fever brought on by dropsy or scurvy . During the inquest , another of ...
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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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