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The catalyst to Britain's Industrial Revolution was the slave labour of orphans and destitute children. In this shocking and moving account of their exploitation and eventual emancipation, Jane Humphries, Professor of Economic History at Oxford University uses the actual words of these child workers (recorded in diaries, interviews and letters) to let them tell their own story.
Child labor was a common feature in industrial societies as children as young as four years old were often employed in the factories and mines that developed during the time. This was particularly true in Britain, where the Industrial Revolution first began in the 1700s