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The Many-Headed Hydra: The Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic Paperback – 2 Aug 2012

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  • Paperback: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Verso Books; Revised ed. edition (6 Aug. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1844678652
  • ISBN-13: 978-1844678655
  • Product Dimensions: 19.8 x 3.5 x 17.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars 6 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 364,969 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'A marvellous book ... recaptures, with eloquence and literary flair, the lost history of resistance to capitalist conquest on both sides of the Atlantic.' --Howard Zinn

'Rediker and Linebaugh are celebrated American scholars whose pioneering studies over the last two decades have helped to shift labour history from its skilled, white, male moorings - The Many-Headed Hydra is a wonderful book.' --Sukhdev Sandhu, Guardian

About the Author

PETER LINEBAUGH is Professor of History at the University of Toledo. He lives in Toledo, Ohio. MARCUS REDIKER is Distinguished Professor of Atlantic History at the University of Pittsburgh. He lives in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia.

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