WorldCat Identities

Thompson, Edward John 1886-1946

Overview
Works: 206 works in 811 publications in 4 languages and 9,202 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, pre, Publishing director
Classifications: DS463, 954
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edward John Thompson
Rise and fulfillment of British rule in India by Edward John Thompson( Book )

43 editions published between 1934 and 1976 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Walter Ralegh : last of the Elizabethans by Edward John Thompson( Book )

17 editions published between 1935 and 1936 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rabindranath Tagore, poet & dramatist by Edward John Thompson( Book )

47 editions published between 1926 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1926, then republished with extensive revisions in 1948, this remains one of the best introductions to Tagore's work. Thompson here attempts to undermine the Orientalist mythmaking about Tagore that began with Yeats. His book offers an informed discussion as well as an attractive display of Tagore's work
Robert Bridges : 1844-1930 by Edward John Thompson( Book )

26 editions published between 1937 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rabindranath Tagore, his life and work by Edward John Thompson( Book )

24 editions published between 1921 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The making of the Indian princes by Edward John Thompson( Book )

29 editions published between 1943 and 2017 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes events which shaped India's political framework during 1799-1819
The other side of the medal by Edward John Thompson( Book )

28 editions published between 1925 and 2006 in English and Urdu and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On 1857 Sepoy Rebellion
Reconstructing India by Edward John Thompson( Book )

5 editions published between 1930 and 1931 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Reconstruction of India by Edward John Thompson( Book )

17 editions published between 1930 and 1985 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suttee; a historical and philosophical enquiry into the Hindu rite of widow-burning by Edward John Thompson( Book )

14 editions published between 1908 and 1928 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian day by Edward John Thompson( Book )

31 editions published between 1927 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farewell to India by Edward John Thompson( Book )

12 editions published between 1931 and 1933 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English missionary school teacher leaves India after twenty years residence
Up the country : letters written to her sister from the upper provinces of India by Emily Eden( Book )

15 editions published between 1930 and 1984 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raised in a politically-active household, Emily Eden's childhood prepared her well for her role as companion to her brother, the Governor-General of India. Outwardly all that a middle-class spinster should be, Eden never permitted diplomacy to dilute her letters home. Published in 1866, the letters provoked sympathy among women who had similarly endured dusty bonnets to accompany fathers and husbands to distant outposts of the British Empire. As one reviewer noted, this book is 'addressed primarily to a public consisting of wives, sisters, or daughters of possible Governors-General, and is sure therefore of general popularity'. There is still plenty to amuse modern audiences. Volume 1 takes readers from the packing of steamer trunks in London, through sea voyages and monsoons. Accounts of peacocks and pageants are balanced against ironic observations regarding domestic arrangements, all of which demonstrate Eden's skill as a sensitive and witty author
Bengali religious lyrics, sākta by Edward John Thompson( Book )

11 editions published between 1923 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Charles, Lord Metcalfe by Edward John Thompson( Book )

9 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These men thy friends by Edward John Thompson( Book )

13 editions published between 1927 and 1933 in English and Undetermined and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of India by Edward John Thompson( Book )

10 editions published between 1927 and 1932 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burmese silver by Edward John Thompson( Book )

28 editions published between 1936 and 1948 in English and Italian and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The youngest disciple by Edward John Thompson( Book )

15 editions published between 1938 and 1948 in English and German and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Buddhist tradition and canonical texts
O world invisible; an anthology of religious poetry by Edward John Thompson( Book )

4 editions published between 1931 and 1932 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Up the country : letters written to her sister from the upper provinces of India
Alternative Names
Edward John Thompson British historian

Edward John Thompson historiador británico

Thompson, E.

Thompson, E. J.

Thompson, E.J. 1886-1946

Thompson, Edward.

Thompson Edward 1886-1946

Thompson, Edward J.

Thompson, Edward J. 1886-1946

Thompson, Edward John.

Thompson, Edward Joseph, 1886-1946

Languages
English (410)

Urdu (4)

German (1)

Italian (1)

Covers
Up the country : letters written to her sister from the upper provinces of IndiaA difficult friendship : letters of Edward Thompson and Rabindranath Tagore, 1913-1940A difficult relationship : letters of Edward Thompson and Rabindranath Tagore 1913-1940