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

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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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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 ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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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
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