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Excellent History Book: The Many Headed Hydra
« on: February 26, 2010, 12:48:50 PM »
I've been reading from an excellent book lately. I recommend it for those looking to see what the commoners were up to before, during and after the revolution.  It's called,

The Many Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, Commoners and the Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic

http://www.amazon.com/Many-Headed-Hydra-History-Revolutionary-Atlantic/dp/0807050075

Hope you get the chance to read it. 
What brings together men liberated from local and national limitations is also what keeps them apart. What pushes for greater rationality is also what nourishes the irrationality of hierarchical exploitation and repression.  What creates society's abstract power also creates its concrete unfreedom.