Doing History from the Bottom Up: On E.P. Thompson, Howard by Staughton Lynd

By Staughton Lynd

In the Sixties historians on each side of the Atlantic started to problem the assumptions in their colleagues and push for an knowing of heritage "from below." during this assortment, Staughton Lynd, himself one of many pioneers of this procedure, laments the passing of fellow luminaries David Montgomery, E.P. Thompson, Alfred younger, and Howard Zinn, and makes the case that modern teachers and activists alike may still take extra heavily the tales and views of local americans, slaves, rank-and-file staff, and different still-too-frequently marginalized voices.

Staughton Lynd is an American conscientious objector, Quaker, peace activist and civil rights activist, tax resister, historian, professor, writer, and lawyer.

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