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By Roger Fieldhouse,Richard Taylor

This selection of essays marks the 50th anniversary of the booklet of E. P. Thomspon's most famed e-book, The Making of the English operating classification. It was once a highly-influential paintings which contributed considerably to a revolution within the means background was once studied, not just in Britain yet in lots of international locations. rather than viewing historical past exclusively by way of kings, courtiers, aristocrats and politicians, historians started to reflect on the point of view of the typical people.

E. P. Thompson and English radicalism gathers jointly a range of top authors from a various variety of disciplines to significantly assessment not just this pivotal paintings, however the wide variety of his profession, together with his adventure as an grownup educator, author, poet and critic. His involvement within the early New Left, his political theories, his socialist humanism and his inspiration of sophistication are all interrogated totally. Thompson was once additionally a remarkable and passionate political polemicist, peace campaigner and activist who observed all his public job as complementary components of a unified complete, and this assortment goals to deliver his principles to the eye of a brand new iteration of scholars, students and activists.

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