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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Sometime in 1617 , rowdy youths began to make nuisances of themselves at the court . Various explanations have been offered as to the nature of these youths , among them being that they were young jobless men who made a practice of ...
It would , however , be wrong to suggest that the courts were so loaded that the servants ' cause was always doomed . There are numerous cases that went their way . Indeed , in Charles County Court , Maryland , advocates began ...
One such act , in 1654 , was formulated by a committee appointed by the General Court of Massachusetts to consider proposals for the public benefit : This Court , considering the cruel and malignant spirit that has from time to time ...
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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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