Professor of History at the University of Pittsburgh (USA) and the author of The Many Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, Commoners and the Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic (2012); The Slave Ship: A Human History (2007); Villains of All Nations: Atlantic Pirates in the Golden Age (2004) and Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Merchant Seamen, Pirates and the Anglo-American Maritime World, 1700-1750 (1989).

Marcus also has a new title in the pipeline, due in late 2017: The Fearless Benjamin Lay: The Quaker Dwarf Who Became the First Revolutionary Abolitionist.

For further information see Marcus Rediker’s website and the Wikipedia entry for Marcus Rediker.


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