Publisher: Verso Books (September 22, 2014)
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Outlaws of the Atlantic turns maritime heritage the wrong way up, exploring the dramatic international of seafaring experience, no longer from the point of view of admirals, retailers, and different developers of empire, yet fairly from the point-of-view of universal humans whose labors made that global attainable - sailors, slaves, indentured servants, pirates, and different outlaws, whose formative reports at sea are introduced jointly for the 1st time. opposed to long-dominant nationwide histories this e-book indicates that very important old techniques transpired at the sizeable, nationless commons known as the ocean: the increase of capitalism, the formation of race and sophistication, and the production, from under, of oppositional cultures that promised extra simply and democratic methods of existence.