An interview with Marcus Rediker. Wapping, London. September 2010 Focusing on specific events and mythologies attached to past and recent maritime radicalism, historian Marcus Rediker talks to Omar El-Khairy about piracy, the origins of global capitalism, and the poetics of history from below Biogs. Marcus Rediker is a historian, activist and poet. He is professor of maritime history at the University of Pittsburgh and the author of The Many-Headed Hydra (2000),Villains of All Nations (2005), and The Slave Ship (2007) Omar El-Khairy is a playwright and PhD candidate in political sociology at LSE. He resides in the gutters of the English language Audio-visual recording and editing by Jaya Brekke and Silje Hyeneslysne for blip Info. Hydrarchy: Power and Resistance at Sea is showing at Gasworks, South London 18th September to 7th November 2010
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