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The Many-Headed Hydra

The Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic

by Peter Linebaugh

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Published by Beacon Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • World - General,
  • History / General,
  • Modern - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7944854M
    ISBN 100807050075
    ISBN 109780807050071

    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. Summary. This episode takes place in Dublin's National Library from p.m. to p.m. In this intricate chapter, Stephen further explicates his theory about Shakespeare and Hamlet that Mulligan asked him to explain to Haines in "Telemachus." Stephen's brilliant but difficult exposition is made even more perplexing by the fact that he himself does not truly believe all of his own .

      John Latouche Chapter 1 Summary for The Many Headed Hydra The chapter tells the story of the wreckage of the Sea-Venture off Bermuda in The people of the shipped was welcomed by a land that contains both water and abundant of food. "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 self-rule/5(11).

    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. Like that book, The Many-Headed Hydra is eloquent, unconventional in its sources and angle of vision, and "history from below"—it emphasizes the large historical significance of the sensibilities and conduct of ordinary people. But where Thompson described the world of British workers during the Industrial Revolution, and explored the.


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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: The Many-Headed Hydra is a dense, complex and truly insightful book about what being a commoner, a proletarian, a slave meant from the early 16th to the early 19th century.

It also a amazing history of these exploited people who were revolutionaries/5. "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 self-rule/5(27). The Many The Many-Headed Hydra book 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 The Many-Headed Hydra book launched the first 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 dispossessed in the making of the modern world.

When an unprecedented expansion of trade and colonization in 4/5(1). The Many-Headed Hydra recounts their stories in a sweeping history of the role of the dispossessed in the making of the modern world. Reviews “A landmark in the development of an Atlantic perspective on early American history.

Thus The Many-Headed Hydra is a book of Atlantic history - about the three-way traffic between Africa, America and Europe. Everyone is familiar with the famous triangular slave trade which built the fortunes of Bristol, Liverpool, Glasgow and London.

But it. Sukhdev Sandhu on the slaves and radicals at the heart of Empire in The Many-Headed Hydra by Marcus Rediker and Peter Linebaugh Sukhdev Sandhu Fri 26 Jan EST First published on Fri 26 Author: Sukhdev Sandhu.

The many-headed hydra: sailors, slaves, commoners, and the hidden history of the revolutionary Atlantic / Peter Linebaugh and Marcus Rediker.

Includes bibliographical references (p.) and index. ISBN ISBN (alk. paper) ISBN (pbk.) 1. Capitalism—Social aspects—Great Britain—History. 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’: An Exchange.

Septem Issue. To the Editors: 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.

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. 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. 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 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 rural Massachusetts by the farmers in Cited by:   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.5/5(2). The Many-Headed Hydra is written in two modes of historiography: Atlantic history and Marxist history.

The former is a new discipline (its very first full-length textbook was only just published in ) that seeks to analyze the convergence of myriad African, Caribbean, European, North American, and South American societies following Columbus. 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 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.3/5(1). 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/5(20).

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Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   This is the third of Akala's Great Reads. 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. 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 .