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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Last year there were seven hundred people and not three hundred and fifty remain , because little food and much labour on public works kills them and , more than all , the discontent in which they live seeing themselves treated as ...
We don't know how the Berkeley Hundred's indentured servants were treated after they were put to work . There is little more to go on than the records of mortality rates , which were dire across the colony . Of the 1,200 newcomers in ...
Among the decimated plantations was the Berkeley Hundred , where Thomas Coopy's wife and children had been allowed to join him . That Friday , the official death toll on the Berkeley Hundred was eleven . The Coopys were not among those ...
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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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