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  • The Slave Shipby Marcus Rediker

    Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 17.00

    In this widely praised history of an infamous institution, award-winning scholar Marcus Rediker shines a light into the darkest corners of the British and American slave ships of the eighteenth century. Drawing on thirty years of research in maritime archives, court records, diaries, and firsthand accounts, The Slave Ship is riveting and sobering... more...

  • Villains of All Nationsby Marcus Rediker

    Beacon Press 2011; US$ 20.00

    Villains of All Nations explores the 'Golden Age' of Atlantic piracy (1716-1726) and the infamous generation whose images underlie our modern, romanticized view of pirates. Rediker introduces us to the dreaded black flag, the Jolly Roger; swashbuckling figures such as Edward Teach, better known as Blackbeard; and the unnamed, unlimbed pirate who... more...

  • The Amistad Rebellionby Marcus Rediker

    Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 9.99

    A unique account of the most successful slave rebellion in American history, now updated with a new epilogue?from the award-winning author of The Slave Ship In this powerful and highly original account, Marcus Rediker reclaims the Amistad rebellion for its true proponents: the enslaved Africans who risked death to stake a claim for freedom.... more...

  • Outlaws of the Atlanticby Marcus Rediker

    Beacon Press 2014; US$ 26.95

    This maritime history "from below" exposes the history-making power of common sailors, slaves, pirates, and other outlaws at sea in the era of the tall ship.   In  Outlaws of the Atlantic , award-winning historian Marcus Rediker turns maritime history upside down. He explores the dramatic world of maritime adventure, not from the perspective of... more...

  • The Many-Headed Hydraby Peter Linebaugh; Marcus Rediker

    Beacon Press 2013; US$ 26.00

    Winner of the International Labor History Award Long before the American Revolution and the Declaration of the Rights of Man, a motley crew of sailors, slaves, pirates, laborers, market women, and indentured servants had ideas about freedom and equality that would forever change history. The Many Headed-Hydra recounts their stories in a sweeping history... more...

  • Many Middle Passagesby Emma Christopher; Cassandra Pybus; Marcus Rediker

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 24.95

    This groundbreaking book presents a global perspective on the history of forced migration over three centuries and illuminates the centrality of these vast movements of people in the making of the modern world. Highly original essays from renowned international scholars trace the history of slaves, indentured servants, transported convicts, bonded... more...

  • Sex, Race and Class—The Perspective of Winningby Selma James; Nina López; Marcus Rediker

    PM Press 2012; US$ 14.99

    Branching off Marx’s theories of class struggle, this impressive collection of essays on workers’ rights as they pertains to women’s rights aims to educate and inform those interested in radical feminist labor theory. Arguing that class struggle manifests itself as the conflict between the reproduction and survival of the human race,... more...

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