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Red Round Globe Hot Burning: A Tale At The Crossroads Of Commons And Closure, Of Love And Terror…

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On February 21, 1803, Colonel Edward (Ned) Marcus Despard was publicly hanged and decapitated in London before a crowd of 20,000 for organizing a revolutionary conspiracy to overthrow King George III. His black Caribbean wife, Catherine (Kate), helped to write…
Stop, Thief!: The Commons, Enclosures, and Resistance

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In bold and intelligently written essays, 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 the removers of mountaintops. From Thomas Paine to the Luddites…
The Many-headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, Commoners, And The Hidden History Of The Revolutionary…

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Winner of the International Labor History Award 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 ideas about freedom and equality that…
Albion's Fatal Tree: Crime And Society In Eighteenth-century England

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In the popular imagination, informed as it is by Hogarth, Swift, Defoe and Fielding, the eighteenth-century underworld is a place of bawdy knockabout, rife with colourful eccentrics. But the artistic portrayals we have only hint at the dark reality. In this new…
William Morris: Romantic to Revolutionary

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This biographical study is a window into 19th-century British society and the life of William Morris—the great craftsman, architect, designer, poet, and writer—who remains a monumental and influential figure to this day. This account chronicles how…
The Rights Of Man And Common Sense
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|August 3, 2009

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Published to commemorate the bicentennial of Thomas Paine’s death, these texts have remained two of the most influential arguments for liberty in political thought. Common Sense is a pamphlet that Paine wrote in support of American independence. Due to its…
The London Hanged: Crime And Civil Society In The Eighteenth Century
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|February 1, 2006

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Peter Linebaugh’s groundbreaking history has become an inescapable part of any understanding of the rise of capitalism. In eighteenth-century London the spectacle of a hanging was not simply a form of punishing transgressors. Rather it evidently served the…
The Magna Carta Manifesto: Liberties and Commons for All

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This remarkable book shines a fierce light on the current state of liberty and shows how longstanding restraints against tyranny-and the rights of habeas corpus, trial by jury, and due process of law, and the prohibition of torture-are being abridged. In…
Hydre aux mille têtes (L')
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|October 15, 2008

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L'histoire cachée de l'Atlantique révolutionnaire.Du XVIe au XVIIIe siècle un monstre hante le monde atlantique. Deux figures reviennent avec insistance sous la plume et le burin des architectes de la première mondialisation capitaliste, qu'ils soient princes,…
The Incomplete, True, Authentic, And Wonderful History Of May Day

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An essential compendium of reflections on the reviled, glorious, and voltaic occasion of May 1st, the international May Day holiday   May 1st is a day that once made the rich and powerful cower in fear and caused Parliament to ban the Maypole—a…
LES PENDUS DE LONDRES
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|May 3, 2018

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Haymarket Scrapbook: Anniversary Edition

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Marking the 125th anniversary of the 1886 bombing at Chicago's Haymarket Square, in a revised and expanded edition co-published with the Charles H. Kerr Company, this profusely illustrated anthology reproduces hundreds of original documents, speeches, posters,…
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