My Story: Factory Girl (Paperback)Pamela Oldfield (author)
Paperback 160 Pages / Published: 03/01/2011
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Everybody knows the sad tale of the Little Match Girl, but less well known is the story of the girls and women who slaved fourteen hours a day in the match factories for appalling pay, only to contract such fatal complaints as phossy jaw. The brutality of these conditions was brought to a head with the London Match Girls Strike of 1888. Told from the perspective of a young factory worker, this new title offers a fascinating insight into Victorian child labour.
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 120 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 11 mm
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