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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)
Warwick University Limited (1971)
Whigs and Hunters: The Origin of the Black Act (1975)
The Poverty of Theory and Other Essays (1978)
Writing by Candlelight (1980)
Protest and Survive (1980)
Zero Option (1982)
The Heavy Dancers (1985)
Star Wars (1985)
The Sykaos Papers (1988)
Customs in Common: Studies in Traditional Popular Culture (1991)
Witness Against the Beast: William Blake and the Moral Law (1993)
Making History: Writings on History and Culture (1994)
The Romantics: England in a Revolutionary Age (1997)
The Collected Poems (1999, poetry)

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