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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According to Haverland , Stewart paid twenty - five shillings to anyone who provided him with a victim . Stewart then sold them on for forty shillings apiece . In another affidavit , Haverland accused William Thiene , a shoemaker of ...
The male servants receive shirts at four shillings each and drawers at 3 shillings . Their caps , if provided , cost 4s and shoes , if they are given any , 3s . The women are given petticoats at 5s a piece and smocks at 45.5 If they ...
And remember , overheads were low : a servant's clothing cost only a few shillings , they built their own huts ... If so , it might have been at the typical seventeenth - century English farm labourer's rate of ten pence to a shilling a ...
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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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