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Child Labour in Britain, 1750-1870 (Social History in Perspective)

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Peter Kirby's analytical survey of child labor during the industrial revolution asserts that the concentration by some historians and social commentators upon small numbers of industrially-employed children has diverted attention from the important role of the working child within the context of the family, the labor market and the state. Kirby convincingly argues that dur
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Published October 10th 2003 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published August 20th 2003)
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