9781590181799

A Sweatshop During the Industrial Revolution

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  • ISBN13:

    9781590181799

  • ISBN10:

    1590181794

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/1/2002
  • Publisher: Greenhaven Pr
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Summary

One aspect of how the Industrial Revolution dramatically changed the world was the rise of the sweatshop. While sweatshops provided jobs, workers toiled long hours in dangerous, unhealthy conditions. This book examines the daily lives of sweatshop workers and related issues, including the efforts made to reform substandard conditions.

Table of Contents

Foreword 6(8)
Introduction The Sweatshop in the Industrial Revolution 8(5)
Who Worked in Sweatshops?
13(14)
Daily Life in a Sweatshop
27(14)
Dangers in the Sweatshop
41(12)
Life Outside the Sweatshop
53(15)
The Role of Organized Labor
68(13)
The Reformers and the Sweatshops
81(14)
Notes 95(5)
For Further Reading 100(1)
Works Consulted 101(3)
Index 104(7)
Picture Credits 111(1)
About the Author 112

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