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White servitude in colonial America

David W. Galenson

White servitude in colonial America

an economic analysis

by David W. Galenson

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, [England], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Indentured servants -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid W. Galenson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD4875.U5 G34 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 291 p. :
      Number of Pages291
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4261940M
      ISBN 10052123686X
      LC Control Number81007682

        Indentured servants and convicts appear to have made up the majority, perhaps a substantial majority, of British immigrants to the colonies known as British North America. According to Abbott Emerson Smith, a prominent historian of indentured serv. A slave by any other name is still a slave, even if they go by the innocuous name of “indentured servant.” Educator and writer Lori Garrett-Hatfield, Ph.D. of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer published a report regarding whites held in bondage, a chapter in American history that most are woefully ignorant of. In cited sources ranging from [ ]Author: Kevin Whiteman.

      Slavery and Servitude in Colonial North America: A Short History. New York: New York University Press, E-mail Citation» First half of the book appropriately devotes as much attention to indentured servitude and other forms of bound labor as racial slavery in British North America. Good bibliographic essay. Salinger, Sharon. In Slavery and Servitude in Colonial North America, Kenneth Morgan shows how the institutions of indentured servitude and black slavery interacted in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. He covers all aspects of the two labor systems, including their impact on the economy, on racial attitudes, social structures and on regional variations within the colonies.

        White Servitude in America Colonial money merchants and their scions, much like money merchants today, cared little about racial characteristics or national origin since working hands were. Full text of "White servitude in the Colony of Virginia: a study of the system of indentured labor in the American colonies;" See other formats.


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White servitude in colonial America by David W. Galenson Download PDF EPUB FB2

White servitude was one of the major institutions in the economy and society of early colonial British America. Professor Galenson's study of the system of indentured servitude analyses rigourously the composition of this labour force and provides a quantitative description of the demographic, social and economic characteristics of more than Cited by:   White Servitude in Colonial America: An Economic Analysis.

David Galenson (Author) Pages. Not what the title promised. This book only discusses servants from Great Britain and had some interesting data but was mostly concerned with the West Indies, Virginia and the Carolina Tidewater areas.4/5.

Patterns of servant migration from England to America -- 7. The market for indentured servants -- Part IV. White servitude in the colonial labour market: 8. The role of the indenture system in the colonial labour market -- 9. The indenture system and the colonial labour market -- Part V.

Indentured servitude in American history: Pages: White cargo is a very informative book in segment of history of colonial America in which criminals from British prisons and other undesirables sent officially and unofficial to redeem themselves in the new world.

This slave trade is forgotten about when in comparison to the Atlantic Slave by:   When White servitude is acknowledged as having existed in America, it is almost always termed as temporary “indentured servitude” or part of the convict trade, which, after the Revolution ofcentered on Australia instead of America.

The “convicts” transported to America under the Waltham Act, perhaps numberedRead this book on Questia.

Inwhile I was a graduate student, majoring in history at the University of Chicago, Dr. Marcus W. Jernegan recommended to me, as a possible subject for my doctoral thesis, "White Servitude in Colonial South Carolina." Authoritative monographs which dealt with the presence of such an institution in colonies to the north had already appeared.

The argument and evidence summarized in this discussion have been presented more fully in Galenson, David Walter, “The Indenture System and the Colonial Labor Market: An Economic History of White Servitude in Colonial British America” (unpublished Ph.D.

dissertation, Harvard University, ), a revised version of which will appear as White Cited by: Excerpt from White Servitude in the Colony of Virginia: A Study of the System of Indentured Labor in the American Colonies The chief interest in the colonial history of America has always centered in the development of political institutions, which, from their importance and endurance, have become of wide significance/5.

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White servitude in colonial America by David W. Galenson,Cambridge University Press edition, in EnglishCited by: Ballagh, James Curtis, White Servitude in the Colony of Virginia () Coldham, Peter Wilson, Bonded Passengers to America () Coldham, Peter Wilson, The Complete Book of Emigrants in Bondage, () Haynie, Washington Preston, Records of Indentured Servants & of Certificates for Land: Northumberland County, Virginia, () Lawson, Russell M.

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41, No. 1, author David W. Galenson provides a nine-page article published in March entitled “White Servitude and the Growth of Black Slavery” which I thoroughly read and will. One half to two thirds of all immigrants to Colonial America arrived as indentured servants.

At times, as many as 75% of the population of some colonies were under terms of indenture. Even on the frontier, according to the U.S. Census. For more, Farai Chideya talks with the co-author of a new book about the harsh and surprising reality of white indentured servitude.

The myth of Scottish slaves in the Caribbean is a sub-set of a narrative more commonly associated with the Irish in colonial America. It has been underpinned by two polemical books: Theodore W. Allen’s The Invention of the White Race and more recently, Don Jordan and Michael Walsh’s White Cargo: The Forgotten History of Britain’s White.

White Servitude In The Colony Of Virginia: A Study Of The System Of Indentured Labor In The American Colonies () excerpt and text search; Brown, Kathleen. Goodwives, Nasty Wenches & Anxious Patriachs: gender, race and power in Colonial Virginia, U.

of North Carolina Press, Hofstadter, Richard. Having read “White Servitude and the Growth of Black Slavery” I have made connections to our course texts book “Visions of America” since it ties together with our current readings.

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