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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It was composed of men drawn mainly ' from our city of London ' and inevitably became known as the London Company , and later the Virginia Company . The key post of treasurer of the company , equivalent to ...
It would later become known as Jamestown . The site proved anything but ideal . The fragility of the project was swiftly brought home to them - or should have been . Having picked the site for their fort , the most capable leaders ...
But precious little was known about the ship or her cargo until the late 1990s , when painstaking research through Spanish records revealed where the Africans came from and who it was that sold them . 21 The ' Dutch ' man - of - war was ...
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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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