The Luddites: machine-breaking in regency England

Cartoon depicting the fictional Luddite leader Ned Ludd
Cartoon depicting the fictional Luddite leader Ned Ludd

A historical overview and analysis of the Luddite movement 1811-1816 which swept parts of the UK as workers smashed machines to defend their jobs, pay and conditions.

Submitted by Anonymous on November 3, 2016

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Red Marriott

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Submitted by Red Marriott on May 10, 2021

Interesting radio programme on Luddite songs; https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0112y4d