A Thing of the Past? Child Labour in Britain in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries


In Britain the phrase 'child labour' is associated with the past or with less developed economies, but children in Britain continue to perform arduous labour. This book considers child labour over the last 200 years and more contemporary issues.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Michael Lavalette
  • Sara Horrell
  • Jane Humphries
  • Peter Kirby
  • Stephen Cunningham
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Liverpool, England
Publication year:
  • 1999


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