The trans-Atlantic slave ship was part factory, part prison, part war machine and it was a critical component in the establishment of race, class and capitalism in the Americas. MARCUS REDIKER is back on the show to discuss his book, The Slave Ship: A Human History, the first dedicated account of the vessel and the remarkable story of resistance that marked every aspect of its journey.
Episode: 028 Slave ship revolts
Date: 6 September 2022 | Length: 57:02
Rediker. The Slave Ship: A Human History (Penguin 2007)
Marcus Rediker’s books at Beacon Press
Marcus Rediker’s website
Marcus Rediker on The Brief Podcast 016: The Golden Age of Pirates (1650-1730)