The Making of the English Working Class


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Fifty years since first publication, E. P. Thompson's revolutionary account of working-class culture and ideals is published in Penguin Modern Classics, with a new introduction by historian Michael Kenny This classic and imaginative account of working-class society in its formative years, 1780 to 1832, revolutionized our understanding of English social history. E. P. Thompson shows how the working class took part in its own making and re-creates the whole-life experience of people who suffered loss of status and freedom, ...

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Jun 9, 2014

English WOrking Class

Very heavy book with deep analysis...if you want to know the score this reference is for you.

Lawrence N

Mar 1, 2012

A Classic

the book is authoritative, and merits this appellation for the depth of research as well as its good writing.

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