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The Many-Headed Hydra by  Marcus Rediker Peter Linebaugh - Hardcover - October, 2000 - from Revue & Revalued Books  and Biblio.co.uk

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

by Peter Linebaugh, Marcus Rediker

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


This book is in very good condition. There is minimal wear on the front, back, edges and spine of the coverboards. There is no bumping or fraying on the coverboards and the pages are clear of any markings. The pages are crisp and clean, without tanning, or yellowing.

"On July 25, 1609, the sailors of the Sea-Venture scanned the horizon and spotted danger. Separated from their convoy of eight other vessels sailing from Plymouth westward to Virginia, England's first New World colony, they spied a tempest - or what the Carib Indians called a hurricane - scudding swiftly toward them. With "the clouds gathering thick upon us and the winds singing and whistling most unusually," wrote passenger William Strachey...." - Chapter One from The Many-Headed Hydra



Peter Linebaugh, professor of history at the University of Toledo, is a contributing editor of Albion's Fatal Tree and author of The London Hanged. Marcus Rediker, professor of history at the University of Pittsburgh, is author of Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, winner of the American Studies Association's John Hope Franklin Prize and the Organization of American Historians' Merle Curti Social History Award.




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