Labour History as the History of Multitudes

Peter Linebaugh and Marcus Rediker, The Many-Headed Hydra: The Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic (Boston: Beacon Press 2000) LABOUR HISTORIANS STUDY the working class to examine its development, composition, working conditions, lifestyle, culture, and many other aspects. But what exactly do we mean when we use the term “working class”? Over the past half-century, …

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Mormon History: A Review

Mormon History

This survey of Mormon history by three Brigham Young University historians helped by a Washington State University sociologist, traces writing about the Mormons from 1830 until the twenty-first century. It grows out of their own long work in Mormon history and historiographic studies. It is organized chronologically, topically, institutionally, and by author. With four writers …

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