T.H. Breen, 18 February 1988
Show More Bound for America: The Transportation of British Convicts to the Colonies, 1718-1775 by Roger Ekirch.
Oxford, 277 pp., £25, November 1987, 0 19 820092 7Show More
“... sugar, tobacco, affordable consumer items that made their lives a little more pleasant. Production of these goods, of course, required huge numbers of labourers, most of whom had travelled to America as bondsmen, as servants and slaves. About the African ...”