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

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Mai 1996

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

The first popular history of the rebellion against technology that still reverberates today. In the 1990s we use the term "luddite" to refer to anyone not enamored of technology. Now the author of The Conquest of Paradise: Christopher Columbus and the Columbian Legacy takes us back to the time when being a Luddite could get you hanged.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

* Introduction * With Hatchet, Pike and Gun * The First Industrial Revolution * The Luddites: November-December 1811 * The Luddites: January-April 1812 * The Luddites: April-May 1812 * The Luddites: May 1812-January 1813 * The Luddites: 1813-... * The Second Industrial Revolution * The Neo-Luddites * Lessons from the Luddites * Timeline

Portrait

Kirkpatrick Sale is a contributing editor of "The Nation" and the author of many books, including" Conquering Paradise: Christopher Columbus and the Columbian Legacy."
EAN: 9780201407181
ISBN: 0201407183
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BASIC BOOKS
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 1996
Seitenanzahl: 336 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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