An initial response to Richard Jones’ research on the Luddites published in the May 2012 issue of History Today

I wrote to the Huddersfield Daily Examiner following their story in the 12th April 2012 edition which adapts the press release put out by Richard Jones, a research student at Cambridge University. He appeared on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Today’ programme yesterday to promote the findings of his research into the Luddites. The letter was also endorsed by Richard Holland of Luddite Bicentenary and David King of the Luddites 200 Organising Forum. Continue reading