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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He also retained the right to veto any other would - be colonists in Virginia . The new holders of the patent included three of his friends : Richard Hakluyt , John White , the nominal Governor of Raleigh's colony who had returned to ...
According to historian George Chalmers , Judge Popham's instructions “ imperiously required that the interior should be explored for gold and threatened that in the event of failure the colonists should ... remain as banished men in ...
The colonists were busy clearing the ground and were so oblivious to danger that firearms had not even been distributed . When the attack came , it was claimed that 200 or more tribesmen were involved . As the Algonquin charged out 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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