18th-century Britain saw a profound distancing between the culture of the patricians and the plebs. The social historian E.P. Thompson explains why in this series of essays on the customs of the working people. By the author of "The Making of the English Working Class".
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"meticulously researched, elegantly argued and deeply humane." New York Times Book Review "This book signals the return to historical writing of one of the most eloquent, powerful and independent voices of our time. At his best he is capable of a passionate, sardonic eloquence which is quite unequalled." The Observer.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140125566
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140125566