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By Sandra Rollings-Magnusson

The word "child labour" incorporates unfavorable undertones in cutting-edge society. in spite of the fact that, just a century in the past at the Canadian Prairies, kids laboured along their mom and dad' operating the land, cleansing stovepipes, and cutting wooden. by means of shouldering their proportion of the chores, those kids discovered the household and handbook labour talents wanted for all times on a Prairie family members farm. Rollings-Magnusson makes use of old examine, images, and private anecdotes to explain the types of labor played by way of childrens and the way each one job healthy into the kin financial system. This publication is an important contribution to western Canadian historical past in addition to relations and gender studies.

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