A Dangerous Place to Work, by Lynne Mayers, subtitled 'Women and Children of the Devon and Cornwall Mining Industries 1300-1970'
Published by Blaize Bailey Books in 2015, 99 pages. Paperback (N6108)
Brand New Book - has small price sticker on rear side cover
From the rear side cover: This book tells the story of the employment of women and children right across the mining industries of Devon and Cornwall, up until the second half of the 20th century. It includes their work at the clay works, slate quarries, foundries, smelters, and gunpowder and explosives works, as well as at the mines.
The book is illustrated throughout with several small black and white photographs, drawings and maps.