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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However , the pragmatism shown by the merchants and planters enabled them to continue their trade without significant political strife . This happy state of affairs could not last . When Charles I was beheaded , the island declared ...
Williamson was a victim of a trade in youngsters that was endemic in Scotland . Young people were daily rounded up in the towns and country to feed the colonial trade . The practice of scooping up fresh labour by any means , fair or ...
However , the Mercury debacle sounded the death knell for the convict trade . It forced the British Parliament to accept that America would never again be the dumping ground for Britain's convicted criminals . In 1785 , a Parliamentary ...
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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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