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 kidnappers continued to thrive . Justice was very inadequately administered in London . As the great chronicler of immigration , Peter Coldham , notes in Emigrants in Chains : ' In the courts of the metropolis the theft of a horse ...
With the end of the Confederate War in 1653 , transportation continued . The war had created large numbers of widows and orphans , and many of these were shipped to the West Indies . According to Walpole , women and orphans were rounded ...
In the hills and bogs , bandits and rebels continued to be rounded up occasionally and shipped off to cool their heels in the colonies . And even in the farthest outposts of the colonies , Irish continued to be indentured .
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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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