E.P.Thompson : Critical Perspectives

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The work of E.P. Thompson as historian, socialist and peace activist has been enormously influential. Yet attempts to assess the impact of his work as a whole have been rare. This book evaluates the impact of his work, bringing together a range of authors who, in original essays, assess the main dimensions of Thompson's contribution.
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  • Hardback | 350 pages
  • 152 x 229mm
  • Polity Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 074560160X
  • 9780745601601

Table of contents

Edward Thompson, social history and political culture, Geoff Eley; how classes are made, William H.Sewell, Jr; the tale of Samuel and Jemima, Catherine Hall; celebrating Thompson's heroes, Renato Rosaldo; falling through the cracks, Ellen Meiksins Wood; history, marxism and theory, Robbie Gray; E.P. Thompson and the significance of literature, John Goodes; socialist humanism, Kate Soper; from total war to democratic peace, Martin Shaw; E.P.Thompson, the british marxist historical tradition, Harvey J.Kaye.
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