White cargo : the forgotten history of Britain's White slaves in America

Jordan, Don

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  • Creator Don Jordan and Michael Walsh
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Washington Square, N.Y. : New York University Press, 2008, ©2007.
  • Physical Details
    • 320 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780814742723, 0814742726, 9780814742969, 0814742963
  • OCLC ocn173683522

Summary

  • Thousands of Britons lived and died in bondage in Britain's American colonies.

Notes

  • Originally published: Edinburgh : Mainstream Pub., ©2007.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-312) and index.

Contents

  • In the shadow of the myth -- A place for the unwanted -- The judge's dream -- The merchant prince -- Children of the city -- The jagged edge -- "They are not dogs" -- The people trade -- Spirited away -- Foreigners in their own land -- Dissent in the north -- The planter from Angola -- "Barbadosed" -- The grandees -- Bacon's rebellion -- Queen Anne's golden book -- Disunity in the union -- Lost and found -- "His Majesty's seven-year passengers" -- The last hurrah
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