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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Walter Blumenthal suggests that it is not improbable ' that the number of browbeaten indentured servants , transportees , convicts and kidnapped may have together exceeded ten thousand in certain years'.5 This was especially likely ...
In 1684 , a male and a female spirit who had kidnapped a sixteen - year - old girl were fined the derisory sum of ... Such fines reflected both how the courts viewed kidnapping in general and also that magistrates and judges often ...
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN LOST AND FOUND In 1722 , the prolific Daniel Defoe wrote a novel in which the hero is kidnapped . Defoe liked his fiction to have contemporary themes and he knew that kidnapping sent shivers down delicate spines as ...
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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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