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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For Gilbert - as for so many empire builders - personal aggrandisement and the national interest happily went hand in hand . He ordered up written versions of the stories of a sailor called David Ingram who'd been shipwrecked in Florida ...
Above them all was the guiding hand of the company's treasurer , Sir Thomas Smythe . And it would be his hand that planted the seeds of white slavery . Few Englishmen could have appeared better qualified than Smythe to turn Virginia ...
Merchants published advertisements , bogus letters were planted in the press and tracts extolling America were passed hand to hand . The Dublin Weekly Journal , for instance , carried an advert in January 1735 offering Irish Protestant ...
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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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