Last Updated: 06 Feb, 2023 | Views: 116
Profession: Historical Men
Other Profession(s): NoveList, Historian
Famous For: British Marxist Historian And Social Activist
E.P. Thompson (1924-1993) was a British Marxist historian and social activist. Thompson's works focused on the cultural and political history of the working class. They advocated for a humanistic and inclusive approach to history, which took into account the experiences and perspectives of ordinary people. Throughout his career, E.P. Thompson made significant contributions to the field of history, particularly in social and cultural history. He was known for his commitment to the idea that history should be written from the perspective of ordinary people and his criticism of traditional historical approaches that marginalized the experiences of working-class people.
E. P. Thompson Career:
1948-1956: Worked as a teacher in various schools.
E. P. Thompson's first book: In 1956, E. P. Thompson published his first book, "The Age of Character."
E. P. Thompson famous book: "The Making of the English Working Class" (1963), became his most famous work and established him as a leading historian.
1967: Became a fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.
1971-1980: Served as editor of the New Left Review.
1981: Published "Whigs and Hunters: The Origin of the Black Act."
E. P. Thompson War:
1968-1977: Was actively involved in the anti-nuclear movement, the Vietnam War protests, and the campaigns for civil liberties.
E. P. Thompson Death:
E.P. Thompson died on August 28, 1993, at the age of 69. E.P. Thompson died of a heart attack while working on a book in a cottage in Wales.