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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In 1584 , they sent home reports ranging from the heartening to the ecstatic : The goodliest soil under the cope of ... Queen Elizabeth's beneficence had made Raleigh wealthy : he is reported to have appeared at court encrusted with ...
Exaggerated reports circulated in London that up to 100,000 Protestants had been killed . ... Rinuccini reported the case of the wife of a Catholic man being deported because of his faith pleading to be allowed to accompany her husband ...
Urgent protestations were made to the King and he agreed to suspend convict shipments . But Virginia's tensions went much deeper and wider . In 1672 , the assembly reported that a “ Negro rebellion 206 WHITE CARGO.
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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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