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Marcus Rediker’s Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea highlights the lives of the men who set out upon merchant ships in order to make a living during the first half of the 18th... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Jake Zirkle
Nice packaging and fast delivery and good condition and good strong packing tape and not heavy at all and easy to open with that little pull strip and recoiled material and the... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Don E. Nelson
Carefully researched, this book gives many many details about the lives of regular sailors on sailing ships... Read morePublished 24 months ago by TS Rhodes
The book arrived in excellent codition. It has tons of information and is proving to be a totally fascinating read.Published on January 27, 2013 by Laura Nelson
Rediker's Pirates of the Caribbean as a prototypical labor union is a caricature almost as ridiculous as Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean.Published on January 11, 2009 by William J. Shepherd
First off, before you even think about buying this book, understand that is a socioeconomic study of the maritime profession from 1700 to 1750. Read morePublished on December 30, 2000 by Zeta Thompson
This text is interesting and engaging, but Rediker's bias ruins the credibility of his arguments. Rediker is a Marxist historian and therefore provides an extremely slanted view of... Read morePublished on November 2, 2000