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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What has been called the chattelisation of the servant began when Virginia Company officials first sold children and ... Although legislation did not officially establish them as ' real estate ' – as would happen with Africans at the ...
Port officials were instructed to search all vessels ' in the river and at the Downs for such children ' . ... Merchants and other worthies petitioned Parliament in 1661 and 1662 to introduce official sanctions against spirits but it ...
Many were moved to go because their particular nonconformist religion was officially discouraged at home . ... This was particularly the case after the Restoration of the English Crown in 1660 , when the official view on dissenting ...
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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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