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Child Labor in America

A History

Child Labor in America( )
Author: Rosenberg, Chaim M.
ISBN:978-0-7864-7349-6
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

Until the close of the 19th century, many children in America were employed in farming, mills and mines or sold newspapers and fruits and vegetables on the streets. The crusaders of the Progressive Era believed child labour was an evil that maimed the children, exploited the poor and suppressed adult wages. This explores the battle for and against child labour that was fought in the press as well as state and federal legislatures.

Book Details
Pages:236
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / General
Social Science / Children's Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 10 x 0.472 Inches
Book Weight:0.925 Pounds

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