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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Against all odds , the Sea Venture stayed intact until Somers was able to beach her on one of the islands . She ended up in what we know today as Discovery Bay , Bermuda . The island was uninhabited . But a previous shipwreck had ...
The same was true for island colonies such as Jamaica and Barbados . To this day in Jamaica , Irish surnames abound . The first Irish imported to the island arrived shortly after the British captured it from the Spanish .
island of Barbados . It is estimated that between 1648 and 1655 , 12,000 political prisoners arrived as a result of the conflict . Deported Royalist prisoners were sold as bonded slaves . Rank was no safeguard .
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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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