White Cargo

White Cargo

The Forgotten History of Britain's White Slaves in America

Book - 2008
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A saga of exploration and cruelty spanning one hundred and seventy years tells the story of the more than three hundred thousand white people who lived and died as slaves and indentured servants in Britain's American colonies.
Thousands of Britons lived and died in bondage in Britain's American colonies.
Publisher: Washington Square, N.Y. : New York University Press, 2008, ©2007
ISBN: 9780814742969
0814742963
0814742726
9780814742723
Branch Call Number: 306.362 Jo
Characteristics: 320 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Walsh, Michael

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cmarie20
Apr 30, 2015

The white cargo was NOT 'Britons' - They were IRISH PEOPLE FROM THE ISLE OF IRELAND! In a span of 50 years the British reduced the population of Ireland from 3 million people to 50,000.

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