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Child labour in Britain, 1750-1870

Author: Peter Kirby
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2003.
Series: Social history in perspective.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This survey of child labour argues that during the 18th and 19th centuries, child labour provided a major contribution both to economic growth and to the incomes of working class households. The book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Kirby
ISBN: 0333671937 9780333671931 0333671945 9780333671948
OCLC Number: 52464615
Description: ix, 172 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Sources for the history of child labour --
The social and demographic context of child labour --
Child labour and the organisation of production --
Child labour and the state.
Series Title: Social history in perspective.
Other Titles: Child labor in Britain, 1750-1870
Responsibility: Peter Kirby.
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