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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a spirit called William Haverland was convicted of kidnapping and turned King's Evidence . He made accusations against a large number of other spirits , sixteen in all , including a haberdasher , a seaman , two victuallers and a ...
Spirits were active not only in London but all around the British Isles , in ports including Southampton , Aberdeen , Dublin and particularly Bristol . The illicit trade in Bristol was exposed by the unlikely figure of Judge Jeffreys ...
In 1645 , Margaret Robinson was called before a court to answer the accusation that she assaulted one Mary Hodges , ' saying she was a spirit ' . William Gaunt and Thomas Faulkner were accused of attacking Margaret Emmerson and falsely ...
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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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