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074. Graeber's Pirate Enlightment -- Cory Doctorow
Episode 741st February 2023 • Everyday Anarchism • Graham Culbertson
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Although we lost David Graeber several years ago, we are still getting the bittersweet joy of reading new books by him. This week, Cory Doctorow joins me to discuss Pirate Enlightenment, or the Real Libertalia, a short book in which Graeber convincingly melds the oral histories he learned while doing doctoral research in Madagascar with 17th century European tales of a pirate kingdom on Madagascar into a swashbuckling tale of an anarchist pirate confederation.

For more on pirates, check out my episode with Gabriel Kuhn on the anarchic nature of the golden age of piracy:




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