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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That made it very generous compared to the deals other servants would get but Thomas Coopy would not live long enough to appreciate his relative good fortune . In September 1619 , Coopy embarked from Bristol on a 40 - ton barque called ...
So bad was the lot of some that they took their own lives : ' Some of these poor deluded slaves , in order to put an end to their bondage , put a period to their lives , ' wrote Williamson in one of his most plaintive passages .
4 Lord John Campbell , The Lives of the Chief Justices of England ( 1876 ) . 5 Ibid . 6 T.B. Macaulay , The History of England , Vol . 2 ( 1863 ) . 7 Campbell , Lives of the Chief Justices . 8 Thomas Fuller , Worthies of England ( 1840 ) ...
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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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