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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A second group of forced migrants from the mother country were those , such as vagrants and petty criminals , whom England's rulers wished to be rid of . The legal ground was prepared for their relocation by a highwayman turned Lord ...
But when Martin urged them not to lose this second chance , he was forced to come back the next day to apologise . Early in 1615 , the Privy Council finally reached a decision on convicts . Francis Bacon's faction lost : convicts would ...
The indentured servant did not simply sell his or her labour for a period of time to pay off the cost of a sea crossing ; the circumstances they encountered in the labour market forced them into giving a substantial period of their ...
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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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