• Andrew Gordon


E. P. Thompson, Politics and History: Writing Social History Fifty Years after The Making of the English Working Class. Andrew Gordon, April 20, 2015, Book Chapter. "These four articles revisit crucial concepts in the work of E.P. Thompson and the debates that follow him. Each looks forward to contemporary and future scholarship, and the real and potential relationship between historiography and social movements on the left. They reopen debates on moral economy, disputing how much of the working-class past is usable in the present. Particularly given the transformed nature of the state since the period of social transition..." Link