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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King James certainly took this line . He was a timid man , who wore specially padded doublets to protect against the assassin's knife . After succeeding to the throne in March 1603 , his first appearance in London coincided with a ...
Eventually , a visiting ship took pity on them and took them off . Three of the convicts got back to England . Within hours they had become embroiled in a purse snatch and were arrested . They were later executed .
combat with them on the Sunday before Shrovetide , and we took two alive and made slaves of them ... and yet we are but thirty - two to fight against three thousand if they should come ... Our plantation is very weak by reason of the ...
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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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