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The Slave Ship: A Human History

The Slave Ship

A Human History

Penguin Publishing Group (2007)
US$4.99

“Masterly.”—Adam Hochschild, The New York Times Book Review In this widely praised history of...

Villains of All Nations: Atlantic Pirates in the Golden Age

Villains of All Nations

Atlantic Pirates in the Golden Age

Beacon Press (2011)
US$15.99

Villains of All Nations explores the 'Golden Age' of Atlantic piracy (1716-1726) and the infamous...

The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom

The Amistad Rebellion

An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom

Penguin Publishing Group (2012)
US$14.99

On June 28, 1839, the Spanish slave schooner Amistad set sail from Havana on a routine delivery of...

The Common Wind: Afro-American Currents in the Age of the Haitian Revolution

The Common Wind

Afro-American Currents in the Age of the Haitian Revolution

Verso Books (2018)
US$9.99

Winner of the 2019 Stone Book Award, Museum of African American History A remarkable intellectual...

Many Middle Passages: Forced Migration and the Making of the Modern World

Many Middle Passages

Forced Migration and the Making of the Modern World

University of California Press (2007)
US$30.41

This groundbreaking book presents a global perspective on the history of forced migration over three...

Outlaws of the Atlantic: Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail

Outlaws of the Atlantic

Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail

Beacon Press (2014)
US$15.99

This maritime history "from below" exposes the history-making power of common sailors, slaves,...

The Many-Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, Commoners, and the Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic

The Many-Headed Hydra

Sailors, Slaves, Commoners, and the Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic

Beacon Press (2013)
US$22.99

Winner of the International Labor History Award Long before the American Revolution and the...

A Global History of Runaways: Workers, Mobility, and Capitalism, 1600–1850

A Global History of Runaways

Workers, Mobility, and Capitalism, 1600–1850

University of California Press (2019)
US$30.41

During global capitalism's long ascent from 1600–1850, workers of all kinds—slaves, indentured...

The Fearless Benjamin Lay: The Quaker Dwarf Who Became the First Revolutionary Abolitionist

The Fearless Benjamin Lay

The Quaker Dwarf Who Became the First Revolutionary Abolitionist

Beacon Press (2017)
US$14.99

The little-known story of an eighteenth-century Quaker dwarf who fiercely attacked slavery and...

Nothing to Lose but Our Fear
Zed Books (2015)
US$21.95

A unique look at how the experience of fear prevents political change, with instructions and...