The Many-Headed Hydra
The Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic

Linebaugh, Peter; Rediker, Marcus
Publisher:  Verso
Year Published:  2002  
Pages:  356pp   ISBN:  978 1 85984 420 5
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX8674

With the expansion of trade and colonization around the Atlantic in the seventeenth century, sailors, indentured servants, market women, prostitutes, and slaves came to inhabit European cities, American colonies and trade ships. Linebaugh and Rediker show how this motley crew had their own versions of democracy.