Customs in Common (Penguin History)

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9780140125566: Customs in Common (Penguin History)

An analysis of England's largest social class traces the evolution of the complex culture from which the working class institutions emerged in England. By the author of The Making of the English Working Class.

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E.P. Thompson (1924–1993)was one of England's foremost historians and social critics. He was the author of many books, including The Making of the English Working Class and Witness Against the Beast: William Blake and the Moral Law, published by The New Press.

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By providing a fuller sense of the way of life capitalism destroyed, Customs in Common helps us understand why the resistance to it was so protracted and tenacious. . . [This] long-awaited collection. . . is a signal contribution. . . [from] the person most responsible for inspiring the revival of American labor history during the past thirty years. -- The Nation

Customs in Common is 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 unequalled. -- The Observer [London]

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Published by Penguin Books Ltd (1993)
ISBN 10: 0140125566 ISBN 13: 9780140125566
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