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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

Ned Ludd, possibly born Edward Ludlam, is the person from whom, it is popularly claimed, the Luddites took their name.. In , Ludd 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. Still stranded in , FBI agent Kendra Donovan finds herself on the trail of a vicious murderer with a shocking secret. October There is only one place Kendra Donovan wants to travel—back to her own time period in the twenty-first ed on: J

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  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 in , FBI agent Kendra Donovan finds herself on the trail of a vicious murderer with a shocking secret. October There is only one place Kendra Donovan wants to travel&#;back to her own time period in the twenty-first century. But since that's not happening, she agrees ins.


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On the trail of the Luddites by Lesley Kipling Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 the Trail of the Luddites at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5.

Brilliant little book, packed with 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 starting 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 On the trail of the Luddites book 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 you 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. 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 time 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, ),