Childhood and Child Labour in the British Industrial Revolution by Jane Humphries
English | 24 Jun. 2010 | ISBN: 0521847567 | 454 Pages | PDF | MB
This is a unique account of working-class childhood during the British industrial revolution, first published in 2010. Using more than 600 autobiographies written by working men of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Jane Humphries illuminates working-class childhood in contexts untouched by conventional sources and facilitates estimates of age at starting work, social mobility, the extent of apprenticeship and the duration of schooling.