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 tenth day died William Brewster , gentleman , of a wound given by the Savages . The fourteenth day Jerome Alikock , ancient , died of a wound , the same day Francis Midwinter , Edward Morris , Corporal , died suddenly .
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 ...
During Mittelberger's own voyage , thirty - two children died and their bodies were buried at sea . As there was no ordained minister on board , Mittelberger conducted the burial services . Having survived the voyage , Mittelberger ...
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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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