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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Of course , black slavery had hideous aspects that whites did not experience , but they suffered horrors in common , many of which were first endured by whites . In crude economic terms , indentured servants sold their labour for a set ...
The Forgotten History of Britain's White Slaves in America Don Jordan, Michael Walsh ... presenting the bewildering sight of a white planter fighting a black planter to save a black servant from perpetual slavery .
The Forgotten History of Britain's White Slaves in America Don Jordan, Michael Walsh ... was a crude racket and the servants were coerced and conned into unneces cessarily lengthy periods of slavery just as in Maryland or Virginia .
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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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