Different War, Same Old Battle ... Marcus Rediker's Histories of Pirates,
Slaves & Rebels
Marcus Rediker: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Merchant Seamen, Pirates, and the Anglo-American Maritime World, 1700-1750 (CUP, 1987).
Marcus Rediker with Peter Linebaugh: The Many-Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, Commoners, and the Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic (Beacon Press, 2000).
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.