Hard at work in factories and mines: the economics of child labor during the British Industrial Revolution

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Westview Press, 1999 - Business & Economics - 308 pages
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"Children have worked for centuries and continue to work. The history of the economic development of Europe and North America includes numerous instances of child labor. Manufacturers in England, Franc"

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About the author (1999)

Carolyn Tuttle is professor of economics and director of the Learning and Teaching Center at Lake Forest College. She has taught at Lake Forest College for the past fifteen years and is currently a visiting professor in the department of economics at Northwestern University. She spent her sabbatical at Oxford University researching the nature of child labor during the British Industrial Revolution. In her academic career she has taught courses on child labor and is the author of the recent article, A Revival of the Pessimist View: Child Labor and the Industrial Revolution, published in the journal Research in Economic History.