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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Plans were drawn up to disperse the remaining prisoners among the colonies in Ireland , Virginia and Barbados . How many were in fact sent is unknown , for a series of calamities were to overwhelm both plans and the prisoners .
The prisons had to accommodate almost 1,000 extra inmates a year who would formerly have been transported . ... There were prisoners in windowless cells taking turns to breathe at tiny ventilation holes ; prisoners in medieval dungeons ...
... Thomas 104 see Civil War 189-90 Committee for Prisoners 161-1 Cromwell 160 escapes 228 , 250 , 277 transportation 71 , 73 , 255-6 Scottish 162–3 , 227-9 , 231 Smythe , policy towards 23 prison hulks 272-4 , 276 Privy Council of ...
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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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