The Making of the English Working Class

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Penguin Books Limited, Sep 26, 2002 - History - 960 pages
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A book that revolutionised our understanding of English social history. E. P. Thompson shows how the English working class emerged through the degradations of the industrial revolution to create a culture and political consciousness of enormous vitality.

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E. P. Thompson was born in 1924. Although never a member of the British academic establishment, he became one of the most influential, and political, historians of the twentieth century.

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