American Factories and Their Female Operatives; with an Appeal on Behalf of the British Factory Population, and Suggestions for the Improvement of Their Condition. (Burt Franklin Research & Source Work Series #184) (American Classics in History & Social Science #27)

By: Scoresby, William

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1968 Hard Cover. viii, 136 pp. 8vo. 1968 reissue of 1845 original (Sabin 78168). A work based on two lectures by the author before the Bradford Church Institution, which led to 'a principal mill-owner... requesting the publication of the statements on a subject deemed of peculiar importance in a district, like that of Bradford, in which such a vast population is employed in its extensive mills and manufactories.' Includes a brief description of progress of American manufacturers, and an in-depth (and favorable) account of the factory at Lowell.

Title: American Factories and Their Female Operatives; with an Appeal on Behalf of the British Factory Population, and Suggestions for the Improvement of Their Condition. (Burt Franklin Research & Source Work Series #184) (American Classics in History & Social Science #27)

Author: Scoresby, William

Categories: Labor, 19th Century, Americana,

Edition: Reissue

Publisher: Burt Franklin: 1968

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2164357

Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY FACTORIES FACTORY WORKERS LABOR WOMEN'S STUDIES FEMALE TEXTILE MILLS LOWELL,