Rebels Against the Future: The Luddites and Their War on the Industrial Revolution : Lessons for the Computer Age

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Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1995 - Computers - 320 pages
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A well-known journalist traces the history of opposition to technology and industrialization beginning, with the Luddite movement in Britain during the Romantic era, and finds compelling lessons about the dehumanizing aspects of modern life.

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For a brief 15 months from late 1811 to early 1813, the Luddites challenged central England's law and order. This unique attack by workers upon a segment of the first industrial revolution, the ... Read full review

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