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Peter Linebaugh is currently at work on a study of an Irish insurrectionary during ‘the great transformation’ of the Atlantic revolutions.
Professor Linebaugh is the author of The Magna Carta Manifesto blog: magnacartamanifesto.blogspot.com
Office: Tucker Hall 3132
Heis the author of the acclaimed social history of crime and the death penalty in
18th-century England, The London Hanged (1991), co-editor,
with Doug Hay and E.P. Thompson, of Albion's Fatal Tree: Crime and Society in Eighteenth-Century England (1975), and co-author with Marcus
Rediker, The Many-Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, Commoners and the Hidden History of the Revolutionary
Atlantic (Beacon Press
Boston, 2000; Verso: London, 2000, paperback 2001) with Italian, Spanish, and German
translations already published, and French and Korean
translations in progress. His most recent book, The Magna Carta Manifesto: Liberties and Commons for All (University of
California Press: Berkeley, California), is due for publication in January 2008.
Approximately two dozen of his articles have appeared in such publications as The New Left Review, New York University Law Review, Radical
History Review and Social History. He writes frequently for the online magazine CounterPunch.