E.P. Thompson

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Edward Palmer Thompson (3 February 1924 – 28 August 1993) was an English historian, writer, socialist and peace campaigner. He is best known today for his historical work on the radical movements in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, in particular The Making of the English Working Class (1963).[1]

He was a member of the Communist Party of Great Britain but left it in 1956 but still called himself a Marxist and was an active member of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.[2]

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  1. "Still relevant: The Making of the English Working Class". Times Higher Education (THE). 2013-11-21. Retrieved 2023-07-22.
  2. Griffin, Emma (2013-03-06). "EP Thompson: the unconventional historian". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2023-07-22.