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The Magna Carta Manifesto: Liberties and Commons for All
Illustrations Preface 1. Introduction 2. Two Charters 3. The Commodity and the Commons 4. Charters Lost and Found 5. The Charters in Blackface and Whiteface 6. 1776 and Runnamede 7. The Law of theExpand
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Stop, Thief!: The Commons, Enclosures, and Resistance
In this majestic tour de force, celebrated historian Peter Linebaugh takes aim at the thieves of land, the polluters of the seas, the ravagers of the forests, the despoilers of rivers, and theExpand
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The Many-Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, Commoners, and the Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic
Long before the American Revolution and the Declaration of the Rights of Man, a motley crew of sailors, slaves, pirates, laborers, market women and indentured servants had their own ideas aboutExpand
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The Many-Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, and the Atlantic Working Class in the Eighteenth Century
Abstract This article uses the myth of the many-headed Hydra, commonly employed by members of various ruling classes around the Atlantic to describe the class struggles that surrounded them, toExpand
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The London Hanged: Crime and Civil Society in the Eighteenth Century
In eighteenth-century London the gallows at Tyburn was the dramatic focus of a struggle between the rich and the poor. Most of the London hanged were executed for property crimes, and the chiefExpand
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The Many-Headed Hydra
Cet article est la traduction de l’Introduction du livre, L’hydre aux mille tetes. L’histoire cachee de l’Atlantique revolutionnaire, a paraitre aux Ed. Amsterdam en 2008. Il s’agit de l’explorationExpand
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All the Atlantic Mountains Shook
I HAVE CALLED THIS ESSAY "All the Atlantic Mountains Shook" because I wish to suggest profound and hemispheric events that originate beneath the surface of things and which are not confined to anyExpand
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Enclosures from the Bottom Up
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