White Cargo: The Forgotten History of Britain's White Slaves in America

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Mainstream Press, 2008 - 320 pages
The history of the thousands of Britons who lived & died in bondage in Britain's American colonies. Drawing on letters crying for help, diaries, court & government archives, this work demonstrates that the brutalities usually associated with black slavery alone were perpetrated on white convicts, bonded servants & kidnapped children.

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WHITE CARGO: The Forgotten History of Britain's White Slaves in America

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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

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It's good to see another addition to the few books on the transportation of convicts to North America. But like its predecessors, this book pretty much ignores the law. It describes all white forced ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Don Jordan is a television producer and director who has worked on dozens of documentaries and dramas.

Michael Walsh spent twelve years as a reporter and presenter on World in Action and has won six awards.

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