Hard at Work in Factories and Mines: The Economics of Child Labor during the British Industrial Revolution

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1.1 Child Labor in the World3
1.2 Employment of Children in Agricultural Districts in 183413
1.3 Most Common Occupations of Boys and Girls in 184115
1.4 Most Common Occupations of Boys and Girls in 185116
1.5 Employment of Children in 183329
1.6 Employment of Children in Mining in 184230
2.1 Children's Nominal Wages Paid Weekly for Various Occupations66
2.2 Children's Nominal Wages Paid Weekly for Coal Mining67
2.3 Summary of Child Labor Laws in Great Britain68
3.1 Conditions of Work in Textile Factories77
4.1 Employment of Children in the Textile Industry96
4.2 Employment of Children in the Textile Industry by Age and Gender97
4.3 Directory of Workers in a Cotton Factory101
4.4 Responses to Question 23 in 1834 Supplementary Report104
4.5 Factory Organization at Bean Ing (Woollen Factory) in 1813105
4.6 Factory Organization at a Flax Mill in 1834106
4.7 Employment in Cotton Factories by Department in 1833107
4.8 Mr. Cowell's Estimation of the Effects of Coupling110
4.9 Effects of Automation in Manchester Cotton Mills119
4.10 Employment in Silk Mills by Department in 1833123
4.11 The Wages of Children/Adults in Textiles in Great Britain133
4.12 People Who Hire Child Workers in Factories137
5.1 Employment in Metal and Coal Mining in Great Britain143
5.2 Employment in Tin, Copper and Lead Mines in Cornwall in 1837145
5.3 Employment of Children in Mining in 1942148
5.4 People Who Hire Child Workers in Mines149
5.5 Organization of Labor at South Hetton Colliery157
5.6 Organization of Labor at Walbottle Colliery in 1841158
5.7 The Number of Children Performing Various Tasks in Metal Mines164
5.8 Methods of Hauling in Coal Fields in Great Britain in 1840s168
5.9 The Seams and Subterranean Roadways of Coal Mines in Great Britain176
5.10 Relative Wages of Children/Adults in Mining in Great Britain179
6.1 Employment of Adults by Gender in Textiles in 1833185
6.2 Employment of Adults by Gender in Textiles in 1835 and 1839186

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