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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James was accused of stealing a silver child was taken to George's Quay , rowed to King's End , about a mile from the city , and put on board a ship named , not without irony , the James . The ship's passenger list shows a James ...
... faced a year or two extra service if they were ever caught in the act by their master : RUN away ... a Servant Man , named Nathaniel McDowell , about 30 Years of Age ... wears his own black 265 ' HIS MAJESTY'S SEVEN - YEAR PASSENGERS '
( May 1763 ) RAN away : a servant man , named Patrick Flood : He is a pretty tall lusty fellow , of a black swarthy complexion ... He took with him a young bay mare , with a star in her forehead , and one white foot .
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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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