Boys in the Pits: Child Labour in Coal Mines

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, Oct 17, 2000 - Social Science - 352 pages
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Boys in the Pits shows the rapid maturity of the boys and their role in resisting exploitation. In what will certainly be a controversial interpretation of child labour, Robert McIntosh recasts wage-earning children as more than victims, showing that they were individuals who responded intelligently and resourcefully to their circumstances.

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