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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This was the beginning of freedom , ' according to one modern historian.13 Freedom for some was not freedom for others . In November 1619 , three months after the burgesses held their first meeting , Sir Edwin took the first step to ...
Jack repents his ways and is given his freedom . He becomes a plantation owner and grows critical of how servants are treated . As a woman is taken ill and is carried into a shelter for sick workers , Jack observes : ' I think they ...
16 Edmund S. Morgan , American Slavery , American Freedom : The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia ( 1975 ) . 17 Ted Nace , Gangs of America : The Rise of Corporate Power and the Disabling of Democracy ( 2003 ) .
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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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