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by Adam Woog

Download The Working Life - A Sweatshop During the Industrial Revolution eBook
ISBN:
1590181794
Author:
Adam Woog
Category:
History
Language:
English
Publisher:
Lucent Books; 1 edition (October 3, 2002)
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Adam Woog, a native Seattleite and lifelong visitor to the locks, has written dozens of books for children, young adults, and adults.

1590181794 (ISBN13: 9781590181799). Adam Woog, a native Seattleite and lifelong visitor to the locks, has written dozens of books for children, young adults, and adults. He has a special interest in biography and history, and several of his books focus on Pacific Northwest topics.

October 3, 2002, Lucent Books.

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Starting in the mid-18th century, innovations like the flying shuttle, the spinning jenny, the water frame and the power loom made weaving cloth and spinning yarn and thread much easier.

Wood takes his book and moves the revolution into the hands of a mass . 5 accomplishments during the Revolution.

Wood takes his book and moves the revolution into the hands of a mass movement, instead focusing on individual accomplishments. While this may give Wood’s book some claim of legitimacy, I feel it is equally important to note individual Smith pg. For instance in Wood’s history of the Revolution, there is no evidence of Paul Revere’s existence. Countless other individual efforts by men such as, George Washington, Sam Adams, and Thomas Jefferson, all have been neglected.

This meant that instead of things being hand made in small workshops, they were made more cheaply in large quantities by machines in factories. Products being made in large quantity now meant that they were sold for less.

Societies started developing at a fast pace, and the world as we know it began to develop. Let us take a look at the effects on two cities in particular – London and Mumbai. What is Civilisation?

Learn vocabulary, terms and more with flashcards, games and other study tools. He wished to help ordinary working people with policies that would lead to a more equal division of profits.

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.