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many-headed hydra

sailors, slaves, commoners, and the hidden history of the revolutionary Atlantic

by Peter Linebaugh

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Published by Verso in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capitalism -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Capitalism -- Social aspects -- West Indies, British -- History.,
  • Slave trade -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Slave trade -- West Indies, British -- History.,
  • Mutiny -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Radicalism -- West Indies, British -- History.,
  • Radicalism -- United States -- History.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Puritan Revolution, 1642-1660.,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- To 1865.,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-411) and index.

    Other titlesThe many headed hydra.
    StatementPeter Linebaugh and Marcus Rediker.
    ContributionsRediker, Marcus.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination433 p. :
    Number of Pages433
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15485505M
    ISBN 101859847986

    The Many-Headed Hydra will appeal to readers interested in history "from the bottom up". Most histories look at the past from the viewpoint of kings, queens, priests, and others "at the top". In this book, instead of hearing from popes and potentates, we hear the voices of many speakers for and from the poor and forgotten, the working men and Reviews:   A weekly series of book reviews and recommendations to help promote both reading and the sharing of knowledge. This week's book is The Many Headed Hydra by Peter Linebaugh and Marcus Rediker More.

    The Many Headed-Hydra recounts their stories in a sweeping history of the role of the dispossessed in the making of the modern an unprecedented expansion of trade and colonization in the early seventeenth century launched the first global economy, a vast, diverse, and landless workforce was born. Get this from a library! The many-headed hydra: sailors, slaves, commoners, and the hidden history of the revolutionary Atlantic. [Peter Linebaugh; Marcus Rediker] -- "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.

      Marcus Rediker and Peter Linebaugh, The Many-Headed Hydra (Boston: Beacon Press, ). Like many important things in our lives these days I have had to repeatedly revisit and reconsider Linebaugh’s and Rediker’s history of the beginnings of the British Transatlantic empire and the resistances that arose in response to the ordering processes of early global capitalism.   Book Review: The Many Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, Commoners darnell bolton. The Many Headed Hydra - Duration: Akala Music .


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"The Many Headed Hydra" by Peter Linebaugh and Marcus Rediker is an exceptionally well-written and enlightening history of early capitalism. The authors offer a bottom-up theory of resistance and describe the conditions by which the modern nation state was founded as a solution to the problem of proletariat by: Dealing with the Many-Headed Hydra It's easy to rewrite history.

Easier than it is to write history, but, it does require that you have control over the venues where history books are sold. Then, you can start/5. As capitalism emerged in its early days, the emergent working class fought back against the effects of enclosures, enslavement and exploitation, and the chroniclers of early capitalism frequently referred to the many-headed hydra as a metaphor for this new monster that needed to be tamed/5(6).

The Many Headed-Hydra recounts their stories in a sweeping history of the role of the dispossessed in the making of the modern world. When an unprecedented expansion of trade and colonization in the early seventeenth century launched the many-headed hydra book global economy, a vast, diverse, and landless workforce was born.

The Many Headed-Hydra recounts their stories in a sweeping history of the role of the many-headed hydra book in the making of the modern world. When an unprecedented expansion of trade and colonization in 4/5(1).

THE MANY-HEADED HYDRA: The Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic User Review - Kirkus. A revealing work of leftist revisionist history whose cast. The Many Headed-Hydra recounts their stories in a sweeping history of the role of the dispossessed in the making of the modern world.

When an unprecedented expansion of trade and colonization in the early seventeenth century launched the first global economy, a vast, diverse, and landless workforce was born.

The many-headed hydra: sailors, slaves, commoners, and the hidden history of the revolutionary Atlantic / Peter Linebaugh and Marcus Rediker. We write to protest David Brion Davis’s misleading review of our book, The Many-Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, Commoners, and the Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic [ NYR, July 5].

Readers should understand that scholarship is not the issue. Most of the “errors” Davis lists are simply differences of judgment or interpretation. The Many Headed Hydra in effect tells the stories of the common people, slaves, sailors, and exiled agitators for democracy and how the resistance to corporate and despotic governance was carried on through to the non violent seizure of the means of governance in Cited by:   Scum of the maritime sort had their spell in the limelight with The Many-Headed Hydra.

This compellting history of the 'revolutionary Atlantic' portrays pirates, sailors, dockers, sea-going whores and other dregs of the ocean and coast as briny rebels who resisted the global commercial order and even disrupted the slave trade for decades/5(14).

The Many-Headed Hydra recounts their stories in a sweeping history of the role of the dispossessed in the making of the modern world. See all books. The Many-Headed Hydra Sailors, Slaves, Commoners, and the Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic Reviews “What would the world look like had the levelers, the diggers, the ranters, the slaves, the castaways, the Maroons, the Gypsies.

THE MANY-HEADED HYDRA. (whose spokesmen in turn portrayed the resistant mob as a “hydra-headed monster” against which only a crowned Hercules could prevail).

Linebaugh and Rediker document a series of little-known rebellions large and small—most fomented by sailors, who were accustomed to struggling with masters for food, pay, and.

In about four hundred pages, The Many-Headed Hydra covers two hundred years of history on both sides of the Atlantic. The account combines provocative and sweeping generalization with intimate individual examples of the resistance and solidarity that grew in the wake of the growth of oceanic commerce and the rise of the maritime state.

Peter Linebaugh has 18 books on Goodreads with ratings. Peter Linebaugh’s most popular book is The Many-Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, Commoners, an. Sukhdev Sandhu on the slaves and radicals at the heart of Empire in The Many-Headed Hydra by Marcus Rediker and Peter Linebaugh Fri 26 Jan Author: Sukhdev Sandhu.

The Many-Headed Hydra is an appropriately expansive book composed of diaries; speeches; newspaper articles; radical journals; latter-day scholarship; songs, plays, and poetry; government reports; all manner of official documents; a whole lot of politicking; and a few anachronistic allusions to later people and events.

The Many Headed-Hydra recounts their stories in a sweeping history of the role of the dispossessed in the making of the modern world. When an unprecedented expansion of trade and colonization in the early seventeenth century launched the first global economy, a vast, diverse, and landless workforce was : Beacon Press.

‎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.

5/5(2). THE MANY HEADED HYDRA by Peter Linebaugh and Marcus Rediker is a book about the rise of the Atlantic triangle trade as seen from the bottom. The people at the bottom of the transatlantic economy, sailors, slaves, indentured servants, beggars, laborers and the landless, reacted to the upheaval caused by the rise of this economy.The Lernaean Hydra or Hydra of Lerna (Greek: Λερναῖα Ὕδρα, Lernaîa Hýdra), more often known simply as the Hydra, is a serpentine water monster in Greek and Roman lair was the lake of Lerna in the Argolid, which was also the site of the myth of the was reputed to be an entrance to the Underworld, and archaeology has established it as a sacred site.Hydra, also called the Lernean Hydra, in Greek legend, the offspring of Typhon and Echidna (according to the early Greek poet Hesiod’s Theogony), a gigantic water-snake-like monster with nine heads (the number varies), one of which was monster’s haunt was the marshes of Lerna, near Árgos, from which he periodically emerged to harry the people and livestock of Lerna.