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Thompson, Edward John 1886-1946

Overview
Works: 210 works in 861 publications in 3 languages and 9,455 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, pre, Publishing director
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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 )

44 editions published between 1934 and 1976 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1935 and 1945 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

51 editions published between 1926 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 549 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 )

38 editions published between 1937 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to sea turtles: where they live, what they eat, how they breed and nest, and more
The making of the Indian princes by Edward John Thompson( Book )

33 editions published between 1943 and 2018 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Original Title -- Original Copyright -- Contents -- PART I. THE EMERGENCE OF THE PRINCES -- I. INDIA AT THE END OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY -- II. THE MARATHAS -- III. DECLINE OF MARATHA POWER -- IV. LORD WELLESLEY AND THE PESHWA -- V. BRITISH AND MARATHA DIPLOMACY -- VI. THE DEATH OF NANA FARNAVIS -- VII. THE BATTLE OF POONA -- VIII. THE TREATY OF BASSEIN -- IX. COLLINS AND METCALFE AT POONA -- X. OUTBREAK OF THE SECOND ANGLO-MARATHA WAR -- XI. BRITISH AND MARATHA MILITARY TACTICS -- XII. LAKE OPENS HIS CAMPAIGN -- XIII. THE BATTLE OF DELHI AND THE FALL OF AGRA -- XIV. THE BATTLE OF LASWARI -- XV. GENERAL WELLESLEY'S VICTORIES -- XVI. THE MAKING OF THE TREATIES -- XVII. DIFFICULTIES FOLLOWING THE CONCLUSION OF PEACE -- XVIII. YESWANT RAO HOLKAR -- XIX. FIRST STAGES OF THE WAR WITH HOLKAR -- XX. THE SIEGE OF BHARATPUR -- XXI. BHARATPUR AND INDIAN AND BRITISH REACTIONS -- XXII. ARRIVAL OF LORD CORNWALLIS -- XXIII. CONSIDERATIONS OF THE PEACE -- XXIV. THE WAR'S RESULTS -- XXV. THE PSYCHOLOGICAL CHANGE IN THE CONQUERORS -- PART II. BRITISH PARAMOUNTCY -- XXVI. MUTINIES. THE CHAOS OF CENTRAL INDIA -- XXVII. THE COMPANY'S EMBASSIES -- XXVIII. DOMESTIC TROUBLES AND COLONIAL EXPEDITIONS -- XXIX. THE MOGUL EMPEROR AND DELHI -- XXX. METCALFE AND CENTRAL INDIA -- XXXI. THE COMPANY'S SATRAPS -- XXXII. THE GURKHA WAR -- XXXIII. THE PESHWA AND GANGADHAR SASTRI'S MURDER -- XXXIV. THE PINDARIS AND THE CHAOS OF CENTRAL INDIA -- XXXV. PRELIMINARIES OF THE PINDARI CAMPAIGN -- XXXVI. ELPHINSTONE AND THE PESHWA -- XXXVII. AMIR KHAN. THE RAJPUT STATES -- XXXVIII. THE PESHWA'S OUTBREAK -- XXXIX. THE NAGPUR OUTBREAK -- XL. THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST HOLKAR -- XLI. SURRENDER OF THE PESHWA -- XLII. THE BRITISH LEADERS AND THE COMMON SOLDIER -- XLIII. REFLECTIONS: POLITICAL -- XLIV. STATUS OF THE PRINCES. THE KING OF DELHI
Rabindranath Tagore, his life and work by Edward John Thompson( Book )

25 editions published between 1921 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The other side of the medal by Edward John Thompson( Book )

30 editions published between 1925 and 2006 in English and Urdu and held by 337 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 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1908 and 2018 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Reconstruction of India by Edward John Thompson( Book )

18 editions published between 1930 and 1985 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bengali religious lyrics, sākta by Edward John Thompson( Book )

12 editions published between 1923 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 174 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 161 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 1997 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 2 conveys the growing anxiety surrounding the Anglo-Afghan war, stirring and sympathetic accounts of poverty, and the author's eagerness to return to her much-loved Kensington. Eden's descriptive passages and personal reflections are all narrated with her signature sensitivity and wit
These men thy friends by Edward John Thompson( Book )

14 editions published between 1927 and 1933 in English and Undetermined and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian day by Edward John Thompson( Book )

15 editions published between 1927 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 122 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 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burmese silver by Edward John Thompson( Book )

27 editions published between 1936 and 1948 in English and held by 108 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 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Buddhist tradition and canonical texts
Enlist India for freedom! by Edward John Thompson( Book )

12 editions published between 1940 and 1942 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of the political situation in India before independence
 
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Up the country : letters written to her sister from the upper provinces of India
Covers
A difficult friendship : letters of Edward Thompson and Rabindranath Tagore, 1913-1940A difficult relationship : letters of Edward Thompson and Rabindranath Tagore 1913-1940
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 (434)

Urdu (5)

German (1)