White cargo : the forgotten history of Britain's white slaves in America (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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White cargo : the forgotten history of Britain's white slaves in America

Author: Don Jordan; Mike Walsh
Publisher: Edinburgh : Mainstream, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of thousands of Britons who lived and died in bondage in Britain's American colonies.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Jordan; Mike Walsh
ISBN: 9781845961930 1845961935
OCLC Number: 191754328
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: 320 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Don Jordan and Michael Walsh.

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Urchins were swept up from London's streets to labour in the tobacco fields, brothels were raided to provide 'breeders' for Virginia and hopeful migrants were duped into signing as indentured  Read more...

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"An eye-opening and heart-rending story" * The Times * "Briskly written . . . harrowing reading" * Daily Telegraph * "Will certainly make readers re-evaluate all the recent appeasement and hype about Read more...

 
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