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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He seems to have been a thoroughly political creature , with a reassuring , allthings - to - all - men persona that he deployed to recruit allies where he could . One friendship he established was with Elizabeth's greatest favourite ...
Sir Ferdinando , it seems , contented himself with dreaming of his profits . One of his early biographers , the one - time Governor of Massachusetts , James Sullivan , described Gorges as wanting a colony run on feudal lines in which he ...
Conditions became intolerable , with disease carrying off some of the younger and weaker migrants . The agreement with Hunter seems to have been thrashed out during these dreadful weeks . As far as the Governor was 218 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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