Marcus Rediker is Distinguished Professor of Atlantic History at the University of Pittsburgh and author of The Slave Ship: A Human History and Villains of All Nations: Atlantic Pirates in the Golden Age.
Praise for The Slave Ship: "Masterly." Adam Hochschild, New York Times Book Review "Searingly brilliant." Los Angeles Times Book Review "I was hardly prepared for the profound emotional impact of The Slave Ship: A Human History. Reading it established a transformative and never to be severed bond with my African ancestors who were cargo in slave ships over a period of four centuries." Alice Walker, author of The Colour Purple "The Slave Ship is the best of histories, deeply researched, brilliantly formulated, and morally informed." Ira Berlin, author of Many Thousands Gone