White cargo : the forgotten history of Britain's white slaves in America
Tells the story of the thousands of Britons who lived and died in bondage in Britain's American colonies. This book demonstrates that the brutalities usually associated with black slavery alone were perpetrated on whites throughout British rule.
Print Book, English, 2008
New York University Press, New York, 2008
320 pages : illustrations, map
Introduction: In the Shadow of MythChapter One: A Place for the UnwantedChapter Two: The Judge's DreamChapter Three: The Merchant PrinceChapter Four: Children of the CityChapter Five: The Jagged EdgeChapter Six: 'They Are Not Dogs'Chapter Seven: The People TradeChapter Eight: Spirited AwayChapter Nine: Foreigners in Their Own LandChapter Ten: Dissent in the NorthChapter Eleven: The Planter from AngolaChapter Twelve: 'Barbadosed'Chapter Thirteen: The GrandeesChapter Fourteen: Bacon's RebellionChapter Fifteen: Queen Anne's Golden BookChapter Sixteen: Disunity in the UnionChapter Seventeen: Lost and FoundChapter Eighteen: 'His Majesty Seven-Year Passengers'Chapter Nineteen: The Last HurrahNotesSelect BibliographyIndex
Originally published: Edinburgh : Mainstream, ©2007