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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Himself a hugely successful tobacco planter , the USA's third president concluded that it was a “ crop that wears out men and land'.5 In 1622 , as the planters struggled to recover from the massacre , they were advised how best to man ...
Professor Edmund S. Morgan , whose research dipped deeper than most into the guts of American servitude , commented that the courts “ supported planters in severities that would not have been allowed in England'.10 An obvious ...
Some planters ' expense claims were staggering , including such items as the planter hiring his own horse to himself . At the end of it , someone who had tasted perhaps a few months of freedom faced years of extra slavery .
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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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