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Articles by

E. P. Thompson

E. P. Thompson was a socialist historian and writer. He was the author of numerous books including William Morris: Romantic to Revolutionary (1955), The Making of the English Working Class (1963) and Customs in Common (1991).

The Ghosts of Peterloo

On the 200th anniversary of Peterloo, we republish EP Thompson's landmark essay exonerating the martyrs and incriminating the authorities.