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Outlaws of the Atlantic

Marcus Rediker

Outlaws of the Atlantic

sailors, pirates, and motley crews in the Age of Sail

by Marcus Rediker

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pirates,
  • Sailors,
  • Seafaring life,
  • Merchant marine,
  • Slave ships,
  • Navigation,
  • Merchant mariners,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesSailors, pirates, and motley crews in the Age of Sail
    StatementMarcus Rediker
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8039.S42 U6644 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 241 pages
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26888383M
    ISBN 10080703309X
    ISBN 109780807033098
    LC Control Number2014000486
    OCLC/WorldCa871329555

    Outlaws of the Atlantic: Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail by Marcus Rediker Popular lore tells us that pirates were scary, dangerous villains. Pirate captains, in particular, we’ve come to know, were unhinged despots fond of violently punishing their crew for the slightest infraction or to assert and maintain their dominance. In Outlaws of the Atlantic, award-winning historian Marcus Rediker turns maritime history upside down. He explores the dramatic world of maritime adventure, not from the perspective of admirals, merchants, and nation-states but from the viewpoint of commoners--sailors, slaves, indentured servants, pirates, and other outlaws from the late /5(8).

      Marcus Rediker, Outlaws of the Atlantic: Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail. Boston: Beacon Press, xii + pp. (Paper US$ ) Marcus Rediker has crafted a distinguished career as a historian of maritime history from : Kevin P. McDonald. In Outlaws of the Atlantic, award-winning historian Marcus Rediker turns maritime history upside down. He explores the dramatic world of maritime adventure, not from the perspective of admirals, merchants, and nation-states but from the viewpoint of commoners—sailors, slaves, indentured servants, pirates, and other outlaws from the late.

      The Atlantic Ocean is central to the specific stories recounted by Rediker as well as to his overall perspective. The imaginative first chapter sets the backdrop of the Atlantic world, focusing on “the sailor as yarn spinner and global vector of communication” and arguing that Jack Tar influenced “lofty histories of philosophy, political Author: Billy G. Smith.   Read "Outlaws of the Atlantic Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail" by Marcus Rediker available from Rakuten Kobo. This maritime history "from below" exposes the history-making power of common sailors, slaves, pirates, and other outlaw Brand: Beacon Press.


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In Outlaws of the Atlantic, award-winning historian Marcus Rediker turns maritime history upside down. He explores the dramatic world of maritime adventure, not from the perspective of admirals, merchants, and nation-states but from the viewpoint of commoners—sailors, slaves, indentured servants, pirates, and other outlaws from the late seventeenth to the early nineteenth by:   In Outlaws of the Atlantic, award-winning historian Marcus Rediker turns maritime history upside down.

He explores the dramatic world of maritime adventure, not from the perspective of admirals, merchants, and This maritime history "from below" exposes the history-making power of common sailors, slaves, pirates, and other outlaws at sea in the era of the tall ship/5.

In Outlaws of the Atlantic, Rediker turns maritime history upside down, exploring the dramatic world of maritime adventure, not from the perspective of admirals, merchants, and nation-states but from the point of view of commoners — sailors, slaves, indentured servants, pirates, and other outlaws-whose seafaring experiences are brought together for the first time.

In Outlaws of the Atlantic, award-winning historian Marcus Rediker turns maritime history upside down. He explores the dramatic world of maritime adventure, not from the perspective of admirals, merchants, and nation-states but from the viewpoint of commoners—sailors, slaves, indentured servants, pirates, and other outlaws from the late seventeenth to the early nineteenth century.

In Outlaws of the Atlantic, award-winning historian Marcus Rediker turns maritime history upside down. He explores the dramatic world of maritime adventure, not from the perspective of admirals, merchants, and nation-states but from the viewpoint of commoners--sailors, slaves, indentured servants, pirates, and other outlaws from the late seventeenth to the early nineteenth century.

Book Review: 'Outlaws of the Atlantic' by Marcus Rediker Egalitarianism was being acted out at sea by pirates half a century before it became a catch-cry of the French Revolution. See all books Outlaws of the Atlantic Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail Table of Contents.

Preface Prologue 1. The Sailor’s Yarn 2. Edward Barlow, “Poor Seaman” 3. Henry Pitman, “Fugitive Traitor” 4.

Under the Banner of King Death: Pirates 5. A Motley Crew in the American Revolution 6. African Rebels: From Captives. Outlaws of the Atlantic: Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail eBook: Rediker, Marcus: : Kindle StoreReviews: In Outlaws of the Atlantic, award-winning historian Marcus Rediker turns maritime history upside down.

He explores the dramatic world of maritime adventure, not from the perspective of admirals, merchants, and nation-states but from the viewpoint of commoners sailors, slaves, indentured servants, pirates, and other outlaws from the late seventeenth to the early nineteenth century/5(13).

About Outlaws of the Atlantic. This maritime history “from below” exposes the history-making power of common sailors, slaves, pirates, and other outlaws at sea in the era of the tall ship.

In Outlaws of the Atlantic, award-winning historian Marcus Rediker turns maritime history upside down. He explores the dramatic world of maritime adventure, not from the perspective of admirals, merchants, and nation. In Outlaws of the Atlantic, award-winning historian Marcus Rediker turns maritime history upside down.

He explores the dramatic world of maritime adventure, not from the perspective of admirals, merchants, and nation-states but from the viewpoint of commoners—sailors, slaves, indentured servants, pirates, and other outlaws from the late seventeenth to the early nineteenth century.

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In Outlaws of the Atlantic, award-winning historian Marcus Rediker turns maritime history upside down. He explores the dramatic world of maritime adventure, not from the perspective of admirals, merchants, and nation-states but from the viewpoint of commoners--sailors, slaves, indentured servants.

The sailors spread the stories of revolt aboard merchant and slave ships through the Atlantic basin, from Boston to Africa to Saint Domingue to France, fomenting unrest and uprisings.

An outstanding view of the “seaman” as a “preeminent worker of the world, a cosmopolitan in the truest sense, who shaped the history of our planet in profound and lasting ways.”.

In his latest book Outlaws of the Atlantic, Marcus Rediker argues that that sailors, pirates, and motley crews profoundly shaped the world they inhabited in ways that challenge nation-bounded histories or comparative approaches to studying the past.

Outlaws of the Atlantic: Sailors,Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail by Marcus Rediker (Beacon Press, Augustpages, $/) is a carefully written and meticulously documented history of how the social revolution of the past four centuries was fomented from below decks by sailors of all kinds.

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In Outlaws of the Atlantic, award-winning historian Marcus Rediker turns maritime history upside down. He explores the dramatic world of maritime adventure, not from the perspective of admirals, merchants, and nation-states but from the.In Outlaws of the Atlantic, award-winning historian Marcus Rediker turns maritime history upside down.

He explores the dramatic world of maritime adventure, not from the perspective of admirals, merchants, and nation-states but from the viewpoint of commoners-sailors, slaves, indentured servants, pirates, and other outlaws from the late seventeenth to the early nineteenth century.