Villains of All Nations: Atlantic Pirates in the Golden Age Hardcover – 28 May 2004
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"No one who is interested in the history of the eighteenth century can afford to ignore this book." -- Christopher Hill "Triumphant ... What distinguishes Rediker's work is his unwavering and unsentimental focus on the seaman's labour and experience in his cramped wooden world." -- E.P. Thompson
About the Author
Marcus Rediker is Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author of Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, which won the Organization of American Historians Merle Curti Social History Award and the American Studies Association's John Hope Franklin Prize, and co-author, with Peter Linebaugh, of The Many-Headed Hydra, which won the International Labor History Association Book Prize.
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So entertaining - such a good read - and so well-written. If you like historical pirates and tales of rip-roaring adventure on the high seas - this is the book for you.