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

Voorkant
Verso, 2000 - 433 pagina's
For most readers the tale told here will be completely new. For those already acquainted with the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the image of that age which they have been so carefully taught and cultivated will be profoundly challenged.
 

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Gebruikersrecensie  - ceg045 - LibraryThing

I won The Many-Headed Hydra as part of a Goodreads giveaway. Linebaugh and Rediker look at the social history of England, the eastern seaboard of North America, the Caribbean, and the ocean that ... Volledige review lezen

THE MANY-HEADED HYDRA: The Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic

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A revealing work of leftist revisionist history whose cast includes sailors, seamstresses, farmers, and a Founding Father or two.Linebaugh (History/Univ. of Toledo) and Rediker's (History/Univ. of ... Volledige review lezen

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Introduction I
1
The Conspiracy of Edward and Catherine Despard
248
Acknowledgments
413
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