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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The colonisation of Ireland provided experience and drive for experiments further afield , not to mention large numbers of workers , coerced , transported or persuaded . Under Oliver Cromwell's ethnic - cleansing policy in Ireland ...
I do not think the whole number sent would amount to two thousand , and being principally men , eaten up with disease , they married ... The numbers of convicts and their descendants in the period when Jefferson was writing were not ...
The numbers are unknown - crime statistics did not exist in the seventeenth century . ... Walter Blumenthal suggests that it is not improbable ' that the number of browbeaten indentured servants , transportees , convicts and kidnapped ...
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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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