The Luddites: machine-breaking in regency England

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.

The-Luddites.pdf6.58 MB

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Nov 3 2016 23:00


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Red Marriott
May 10 2021 16:32

Interesting radio programme on Luddite songs;

R Totale
May 10 2021 18:59

Has anyone read the new Verso book, Breaking Things At Work? Sounds interesting.