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

Capa
Verso, 2000 - 433 páginas
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.

No interior do livro

Opinião das pessoas - Escrever uma crítica

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

Procura do Utilizador  - Kirkus

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 ... Ler crítica na íntegra

Índice

The Wreck of the SeaVenture 8
8
Hewers of Wood and Drawers of Water 36 2 Hewers of Wood and Drawers of Water
36
A Blackymore Maide Named Francis
71
The Divarication of the Putney Debates 104
104
Sailors Pirates and the Maritime State
143
The Conspiracy of Edward and Catherine Despard 248
248
Notes
355
Acknowledgments
413
Direitos de autor

Outras edições - Ver tudo

Palavras e frases frequentes

Informação bibliográfica