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E. P. Thompson

E. P. ThompsonAKA Edward Palmer Thompson

Born: 3-Feb-1924
Birthplace: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Died: 28-Aug-1993
Location of death: Upper Wick, Worcester, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The Making of the English Working Class

Military service: British Army (WWII, North Africa)

Wife: Dorothy Sale (m. 1948)

    High School: Kingswood School, Bath
    University: BA, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University (1946)
    Teacher: University of Leeds
    Professor: University of Warwick (1965-)

    Communist Party (broke away, 1956)

Author of books:
William Morris: Romantic to Revolutionary (1955, biography)
The Making of the English Working Class (1963, social studies)
Whigs and Hunters: The Origin of the Black Act (1975, history)
The Poverty of Theory & Other Essays (1978, essays)
Writing by Candlelight (1980, essays)
Zero Option (1982, essays)
The Heavy Dancers (1985, essays)
The Sykaos Papers (1988, novel)
Customs in Common: Studies in Traditional Popular Culture (1991, history)
Witness Against the Beast: William Blake and the Moral Law (1993, criticism)
Making History: Writings on History and Culture (1994, essays)
The Romantics: England in a Revolutionary Age (1997, criticism)
Collected Poems (1999, poetry)

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