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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Meanwhile , the second and third batches of cockney children were sent . 11 Sandys's biographer makes clear that he was generally too lofty to get into the grubby details of who was sent and how.12 His deputy , John Ferrar , dealt with ...
Four years later , the Council of State was issuing directives for Scots , Irish , English and other seamen imprisoned in Plymouth Castle to be sent to Barbados , and a further 1,200 men imprisoned in Portpatrick in Scotland and ...
For those sent to South Carolina , things were not so good at first , as sporadic wars with the local Native Americans still persisted , but many thrived . Those sent to the West Indies , however , faced seven years ' toil in the sugar ...
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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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