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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Raleigh Gilbert took over the leadership , supposedly with great plans for expansion . Instead , he packed up and went home . His change of heart surprised everyone , but not for long . The Mary and John had just returned from England ...
Those already established in America indulged in a little servant trading on return trips to England . In A Good Master Well Served , Lawrence Towner quotes an entry made in the diary of Boston's mint master and leading goldsmith James ...
Under pressure from the Earl , Burnett promised to return young John . ... There was another confluence in their stories : James Annesley , newly returned to Britain , published his memoirs in 1743 , the same year that Peter Williamson ...
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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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