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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Indenture ... was in no sense a mark of servitude or slavery . It simply made it obligatory for the newcomer , under pain of severe penalties , to work out his passage for until that was accomplished to surrender a part of the liberty ...
As one declared when he committed himself to paying the 900 pounds of tobacco , it was done ' without any consideration of servitude or any other consideration whatsoever but his free love and affection ' . 18 How many did better than ...
19 Abbot Emerson Smith , Colonists in Bondage : White Servitude and Convict Labour in America , 1607-1776 ( 1947 ) . CHAPTER EIGHT 1 W. Bullock , Virginia Impartially Examined ( 1649 ) . 2 Ibid . 3 Morgan Godwin , The Negro's and ...
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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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