Child Workers and Industrial Health in Britain, 1780-1850
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Child Workers and Industrial Health in Britain, 1780-1850

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The book explores the deformities, fevers, respiratory complaints, industrial injuries and physical ill-treatment which have long been associated with child labour in the industrial workplace. The result is a more nuanced picture of child health and child labour during the classic 'factory age' which raises important questions about the enduring stereotype of the health-impaired and abused industrial child.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 152.4 x 233.68 x 15.24mm | 362.87g
  • Boydell & Brewer Ltd
  • The Boydell Press
  • Woodbridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New.
  • 1, black & white illustrations
  • 1843838842
  • 9781843838845
  • 1,077,945

Review quote

An elegantly written exploration. . Recommended. CHOICE, February 2014show more