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Before the Luddites: Machinery, Regulation, and the State

Adrian Randall

in Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.003.0000
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter looks at the ways in which machinery began to transform economic relations in the textile industries in England during the 18th century, generating major problems of disorder and posing ... More


Aspects of the Juvenile Labour Market, 1900–1914

Harry Hendrick

in Images of Youth

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217824
eISBN:
9780191678295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217824.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines statistics and other data on the juvenile labour market in Great Britain from 1900 to 1914. During this period, the proportion of adolescents in the total population dropped ... More


‘Engines of Mischief’: The Luddite Disturbances of 1811–12

Adrian Randall

in Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines Luddism in England in the years 1811-1812 in the context of earlier industrial protests and asks how far these disorders marked a significant shift in the pattern of popular ... More


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