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Children of the City
At Work and at Play
Written by David Nasaw

Children of the City
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Category: History - United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic (Dc, De, Md, Nj, Ny, Pa); Social Science - Sociology - Urban
Imprint: Anchor
Format: Trade Paperback
Pub Date: September 2012
Price: $15.95
Can. Price: $18.95
ISBN: 978-0-345-80297-2 (0-345-80297-7)
Pages: 288


CONTENTS

 
Acknowledgements

Preface

1.  The City They Called Home

2.  At Play in the City

3.  Child Labor and Laborers

4.  The Littlest Hustlers

5.  The Newsies

6.  Junkers, Scavengers, and Petty Theives

7.  The “Litter Mothers”

8.  All That Money Could Buy

9.  The Battle for Spending Money

10. The Children and the Child-Savers

11. Working Together

12. Unions and Strikes

13. End of an Era

Epilogue

Appendix:  A Note on Sources: The Newsboy Studies

Abbreviations

Notes

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