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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In this hungry market , it inevitably followed that some of these hapless individuals would be resold at a profit . It followed , too , that full - time dealers in people would soon emerge . According to Edmund S. Morgan : Men staked ...
Massachusetts led the way in 1641 , followed by Connecticut in 1650 , Virginia in 1661 , Maryland in 1663 , and New York and New Jersey in 1664. Others followed later . These laws left black freedmen like the Johnsons still free ...
He followed this up a year later with a Brief Account of the Province of Pennsylvania , published in both English and German . Another similar pamphlet followed two years after that . Penn was nothing if not persistent .
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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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