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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Over the next six months , another 108 boys and twenty - eight girls , aged between eight and sixteen years old , were brought in to join them . The following February , they were lined up in Bridewell so that representatives from the ...
A list of settlers drawn up just nine months after Coopy's party arrived records four settlers as slain , presumably by Native Americans , one ' gent ' killed by another ' gent ' , one drowning and nine unexplained deaths.3 Coopy ...
Eighteen months later , all but one of the Coopy family were dead . The first laws governing the treatment of servants like Coopy had been agreed four months before his arrival by a group of worthies gathered in the choir of Jamestown's ...
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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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