by David Graeber.
Finished a few years before the anarchist anthropologist’s untimely death, this book was published only in January 2023, at $27. 205 pp, hardcover.
Very illuminating… Pirate Enlightenment undercuts a lot of conventional thinking… A tremendous contribution.
— Noam Chomsky
Pirates captured the imagination of writers and readers centuries ago, and David Graeber reveals why. He has produced one of the most fascinating, original, and altogether brilliant books ever written about these unruly outlaws. — Marcus Rediker, author of Villains of All Nations: Atlantic Pirates in the Golden Age