Histomat: Adventures in Historical Materialism

'Historical materialism is the theory of the proletarian revolution.' Georg Luk√°cs

Thursday, March 29, 2007

New light on EP Thompson

Another long, detailed and facinating post from maps on the subject of his PhD - the historian Edward Thompson, a towering intellectual figure of the post-War English Left. 'The seed of William the bastard still occupies most academic chairs in history', Thompson is quoted as saying - great stuff. Also Lenin's Tomb seems to be on fire at the moment (metaphorically speaking)...

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