A Hazardous Occupation!: Women and Girls of the Cornish Explosives Industries1800-1920 (Hardback)
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A Hazardous Occupation!: Women and Girls of the Cornish Explosives Industries1800-1920 (Hardback)

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This book describes the work of women and girls in the gunpowder mills, safety fuse factories, high explosives and munitions works in Cornwall, between 1800 and 1920. It is estimated that at least 2000 were probably employed during this time. Accidents are described which resulted in the death of more than thirty, and caused life-changing injuries

Publisher: Blaize Bailey Books
ISBN: 9780955689697
Dimensions: 152 x 223 x 7 mm

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