Different War, Same Old Battle ... Marcus Rediker's Histories of Pirates,
Slaves & Rebels

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Marcus Rediker: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Merchant Seamen, Pirates, and the Anglo-American Maritime World, 1700-1750 (CUP, 1987).

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Marcus Rediker: Villains of All Nations: Atlantic Pirates in the Golden Age (Beacon Press, 2004).

This review first appeared as “Different War, Same Old Battle: Marcus Rediker’s Histories of Pirates, Slaves and Rebels,” in Overland Issue 181 (Summer 2005), 46-49.

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Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Merchant Seamen, Pirates, and the Anglo-American Maritime World, 1700-1750