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On the trail of the Luddites

Lesley Kipling

On the trail of the Luddites

trailblazing guide to the Yorkshire Luddites

by Lesley Kipling

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Published by Pennine Heritage Network in Hebden Bridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Lesley Kipling and Nick Hall.
ContributionsHall, Nick.
The Physical Object
Pagination56p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16254629M
ISBN 100907613012
OCLC/WorldCa11078155

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On the Trail of the Luddites Paperback – August 1, by Lesley Kipling (Author), Nick Hall (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for On On the trail of the Luddites book Trail of the Luddites at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5.

Brilliant little book, packed On the trail of the Luddites book information- with a unique insight into the subject in the form of trails and walking routes that take in all of the significant locations to the Yorkshire Luddites.

A very useful On the trail of the Luddites book point to explore the subject further, physically and lierally. Read more.5/5(2). This extract from her book, On the Trail of the Luddites is included here by kind permission of the author, Lesley Kipling.

More detailed analysis of the evidence appears in the book. The Special Commission appointed to try the Luddites opened at York on the 2nd January The first 2/3 of this book is a thorough history of the Luddites; the last 1/3 is about modern applications of Luddism.

If you like history, you'll probably like this. Most histories of the Industrial Revolution focus on the inventors and industrialists, and when the masses are covered at all, it's not until they're already jammed into urban /5. Luddites, name given to bands of workingmen in the industrial centers of England who rioted between and The uprisings began in Nottinghamshire, where groups of textile workers, in the name of a mythical figure called Ned Ludd, or King Ludd, destroyed knitting machines, to which they attributed the prevailing unemployment and low wages.

The Luddite Trail Part 2 Start: Junction of Primrose Lane and Cartwright Street, opposite Royd’s Park, off the A The trail can be started anywhere but follow it in an anticlockwise direction.

Distance & Time 5 miles (8km). Allow 2 hr 30minutes. & Postcode SEBD19 5LS. Parking: There is ample roadside Size: 1MB. By walking parallel to the main road across fields by field paths the trail comes to a small park where a large stainless steel statue commemorating the Luddites now stands.

Heading west for yards along Halifax Road (A) brings the trail to The Shears Inn. Books shelved as neo-luddism: Turning Away from Technology by Stephanie Mills, Writings of the Luddites by Kevin Binfield, Animal Rights: Current Debates.

Spen's Luddite Trail gives you exercise and a history lesson all in one. You can already find out about the Luddites in Spen on this website. We've created two circular "way-marked" walks, to show On the trail of the Luddites book where the violent events of the Luddite risings in Spen Valley took place.

Find On the trail of the Luddites by Kipling, L. & Hall, N - repr. of ed. On the trail of the Luddites book Writings of the Luddites. Named for their probably mythical leader, Ned Ludd, the Luddites were a group of social agitators in nineteenth-century Britain who tried to prevent the mechanization of cloth factories, which they blamed for increased unemployment, poverty, and hunger in industrial centers.

The original Luddites lived in an era of “reassuringly clear-cut targets—machines one could still destroy with a sledgehammer,” Loyola’s Jones writes in his book Against Technology. The original Luddite activity was cenrered2 around Nottingham, and many said that Ned Ludd hid out in nearby Sherwood Forest, just as the legendary Robin Hood had.

According to another tradition, Ned Ludd was a weaver who had accidentally broken two stocking frames, and from that, came to be the one blamed any On the trail of the Luddites book an expensive piece of weaving.

For far more details about Luddite activities in Yorkshire, Lancashire and Nottinghamshire, try the following sources. Books: Liberty or Death, Radicals, Republicans & Luddites, by Allan Brooke & Lesley Kipling.

On the Trail of the Luddites, by Lesley Kipling and Nick Hall. (this I can vouch for having driven around most of them on the trail to the Luddite statue) This is a heroic representation of an angry desperate man wielding what I imagine is a frame over his head, in a pose not unlike Liberty vaulting the barricades, but watched by a despondent looking urchin.

Publications. Over the years Pennine Heritage has written and sold many publications, the Pennine Magazine, The Heptonstall Trail booklet and Milltown Memories are just a few.

This book is a journey through time detailing the history of the town and Alice’s photographic studio through archive images. on the trail of the luddites. Loughborough, Luddites and Lace walking trail: a virtual walkaboutLoughborough, visiting the sites associated with Heathcoat and Boden and lacemaking in the town.

Snippets of info about the sites in question accompany each picture. Devised and created by lynneaboutloughborough, follo wing a guided walk led by a descendant of a lacemaking family. Etymology. The name Luddite (/ ˈ l ʌ d. aɪ t /) is of uncertain movement was said to be named after Ned Ludd, an apprentice who allegedly smashed two stocking frames in and whose name had become emblematic of machine destroyers.

Ned Ludd, however, was completely fictional and used as a way to shock and provoke the government. Luddite, member of the organized bands of 19th-century English handicraftsmen who rioted for the destruction of the textile machinery that was displacing them.

The movement began in the vicinity of Nottingham toward the end of and in the next year spread to Yorkshire, Lancashire, Derbyshire, and Leicestershire. The “Ludds,” or Luddites, were generally masked and operated at night.

The Luddites of Liversedge Posted by Leeds Libraries on April 6, April 4, This week we hear from guest author Mike Harwood, who tells the fascinating story of Luddite activities in Liversedge, part-way between Leeds and Huddersfield – a story that “should be of interest to anyone interested in West Yorkshire – especially its.

The Luddite uprising began in Nottingham in Novemberand spread to Yorkshire and Lancashire in early The Luddites’ main tactic was to warn the masters to remove the frames from their premises. If the masters refused, the Luddites smashed the machines in File Size: KB.

Page Trail: Luddites. The Luddites were English cotton workers and others who, in the s, destroyed livelihood-threatening weaving machines. They were active in Lancashire, Nottinghamshire, and Yorkshire.

Contrary to stereotypes, Vintage Books, ), Description Through the Fray A Tale of the Luddite Riots. The story is laid in Yorkshire at the commencement of the 20th century, when the price of food induced by the war and the introduction of machinery drove the working-classes to desperation, and caused them to band themselves in that wide-spread organization known as the Luddite Society.

And she did more than anyone to keep local interest in the Luddites alive through her books 'On the Trail of the Luddites' and 'Liberty or Death'. She also did countless talks on the topic to various local bodies and her firm contention that the three men executed for the assassination of William Horsfall were innocent provoked much debate.

Ned Ludd, possibly born Edward Ludlam, is the person from whom, it is popularly claimed, the Luddites took their name. InLudd is supposed to have broken two stocking frames in a fit of rage. When the "Luddites" emerged in the s, his identity was appropriated to become the folkloric character of Captain Ludd, also known as King Ludd or General Ludd, the Luddites' alleged leader and.

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October There is only one place Kendra Donovan wants to travel—back to her own time period in the twenty-first ed on: J   A video podcast examining why the Luddites attracted such a strong response from the British government, how the state reacted to their actions and why the state made the choices it did.

Luddite Agonizes Over Choosing Books for a Hike – A book, moreover, is a low-stress possession: if it gets wet, its pages might dimple, but it will never fry its own circuit board.

I truly doubt I will see an improvement upon it in my lifetime. You. The first Web Hunter and Donna Matrix adventure, "The Trail of the Technology Tyrant!" follows the heroes as they battle the sinister Doctor Luddite, a megalomaniac bent on world domination through high technology.

With courage, relentless determination, humor and a certain degree of goofy charm, the heroes prove that the machinations of evil Pages: Still stranded inFBI agent Kendra Donovan finds herself on the trail of a vicious murderer with a shocking secret.

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It encourage you to learn the fascinating history of the Luddites. as well mentioning. Daniel Diggle who was tried and executed at the Shire Hall for attempted murder duing the Luddite protests.

In Writings of the Luddites, Kevin Binfield collects complete texts written by Luddites or Luddite sympathizers between andadds detailed notes, and organizes the documents by the three primary regions of origin: the Midlands, Northwestern England, and : Johns Hopkins University Press.

The Luddites - Chapter 2 This was an assignment for my History class. We had to write a story based on people in the Luddite era. I wrote a story on a man who owned a company. This is the Second Chapter. Please comment.

The Luddites of the first Industrial revolution did more then just smashed machines they started with peaceful protests and petitions to the parliament in an attempt to use legislation that was already in place to fight a war they hoped not to fight. Two Luddites, Samuel Hartley and John Booth later died of their wounds.

A decisive setback for Luddism. April Food riots in Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley. 18 April Failed attempt to murder William Cartwright. 21 April Flogging of soldier who refused to fire on the Luddites during the siege of Rawfolds Size: KB.

The Luddites couldn't gain entry and two croppers (Luddites) were killed by armed guards. A week later the Luddites killed William Horsfall, a local mill owner. What happened at Burton's Mill. 20th April Several thousand men attacked the mill and burnt down Emmanuel Burton's house. 10 Luddites were killed by armed guards and the military.

Kirkpatrick Sale is a leader of the Neo-Luddites. WIRED's Kevin Kelly wrote the book on neo-biological technology. Food fight, anyone. Note: For our 25th anniversary, David Karpf read every issue.

Still stranded inFBI agent Kendra Donovan finds herself on the trail of a vicious murderer with a shocking r There is only one place Kendra Donovan wants to travel—back to her own time period in the twenty-first century. The word “Luddite” is now used to disparage someone who is seen to be opposed to technological development in principle, which is a complete perversion of what the original Luddites stood for.

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