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The making of the English working class / by E.P. Thompson.

By: Thompson, E. P. (Edward Palmer), 1924-1993.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 1964, c1963Description: 848 p. ; 23 cm.Subject(s): Working class -- England -- History | England -- Social conditionsDDC classification: 331.44 Other classification: NW 8300 | QV 410 Summary: This account of artisan and working-class society in its formative years, 1780 to 1832, adds an important dimension to our understanding of the nineteenth century. 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, who underwent degradation and who yet created a culture and political consciousness of great vitality.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [833]-836) and index.

This account of artisan and working-class society in its formative years, 1780 to 1832, adds an important dimension to our understanding of the nineteenth century. 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, who underwent degradation and who yet created a culture and political consciousness of great vitality.

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