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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They were even ' fit to row in galleys ' , he claimed.2 It was a widely held view and , as we have just seen from Frethorne's letter , settlers attempted to put it into practice . But mass enslavement of the native population on their ...
Ships ' captains allegedly registered entire crews as settlers and claimed headrights on all of them , then sold the headrights , sailed away and when the ship returned to the Chesapeake did it all again , choosing a different ...
During her trial , Carter named Smith as the child's father and claimed he had lured her into his bed with promises of marriage . She said that she participated in a ménage à trois with Smith and his first wife's sister .
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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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