E. P. ThompsonEdward Palmer Thompson
(1924 - 1993) was a historian probably best known for his work The Making of the English Working Class
which included his reassessment of the Luddite movement
. He published many other histories besides, and one novel (The Sykaos Papers
He was also well known for his campaigning work with the CND of which he was a leading light for many years. During this time he wrote Protest and Survive, which was a parody on the government leaflet Protect and survive.