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By Antonio T. Bly,Tamia Haygood

ISBN-10: 1498503780

ISBN-13: 9781498503785

Escaping Servitude: A Documentary background of Runaway Servants in Eighteenth-Century Virginia is an edited number of runaway servant ads that seemed in newspapers in eighteenth-century Virginia. as well as documenting the fugitive within the Chesapeake, it provides to our knowing of indentured servitude and gives beneficial insights into a major bankruptcy in American background.

Escaping Servitude’s contribution to scholarship is threefold. First, it calls new recognition to the scant scholarly physique of labor bearing on indentured servitude; in particular, the paintings bearing on fugitive servants. Highlighting good over 1000 debts during which bondsmen and girls ran clear of their masters in Virginia in the course of the colonial period, Escaping Servitude complements Abbot Emerson Smith’s Colonist in Bondage: White Servitude and Convict exertions in the US, 1607-1776, Edmund Morgan’s American, American Freedom, David W. Galenson’s White Servitude in Colonial America, Anthony mother or father Jr.’s Foul Means, Don Jordon and Michael Walsh’s White Cargo, and others reviews of American serfdom. Secondly, given that there's presently no different documentary heritage in print for different colonies in British the United States, Escaping Servitude hopes to encourage comparable histories for eighteenth-century Maryland, North and South Carolina, Georgia, and the northern colonies. much less identified are the existence tales of indentures who absconded in different elements of British the USA. eventually, in its explication of the lives of the unfree, Escaping Servitude hopes to extend the present educational discourse concerning the heritage of slavery and race.

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