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Published: 15 February 2017

352 Pages | black and white figures

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198788904

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Indentured Migration and the Servant Trade from London to America, 1618-1718

'There is Great Want of Servants'

John Wareing

  • Offers the first full examination of the English trade in indentured servants to America in the long seventeenth century
  • Approaches the subject from below, examining the lives of many indentured servants and their families
  • Offers a revisionist contribution to a growing academic debate about how servants were recruited during this period
  • Contributes to the ongoing debate on modern migration and people trafficking