Luddites: Selected full-text books and articles
British Working Class Movements: Select Documents, 1789- 1875 MacMillan, 1951PRIMARY SOURCE
Librarian’s tip: Chap. V "The Luddites"
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Waterloo to Peterloo Russell & Russell, 1973
Librarian’s tip: Chap. X "The Machine-Breakers"
Technology and Civic Life: Making and Implementing Development Decisions The Mit Press, 1974
Librarian’s tip: "Costs of Modernization and the First Luddites" begins on p. 10
Times of the Technoculture: From the Information Society to the Virtual Life Routledge, 1999
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 2 "Engaging with Luddism"
The Dissenters Clarendon Press, vol.2, 1995
Librarian’s tip: "'Be Ye Therefore Patient': Methodism, Workingclass Consciousness, and Luddism" begins on p. 388
Social Unrest and Popular Protest in England, 1780-1840 Cambridge University Press, 2000
Librarian’s tip: Discussion of luddites begins on p. 42
Atlas of British Social and Economic History since C.1700 Routledge, 1990
Librarian’s tip: Discussion of luddites begins on p. 183
A Short History of Technology from the Earliest Times to A.D. 1900 Oxford University Press, 1961
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 19 "Textiles"
A Short History of the British Working Class Movement, 1789-1925 G. Allen & Unwin, vol.1, 1927
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