History's Most Horrible Jobs: Colonial Times

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Published: March 2017
For Ages: Upper Primary, Lower Secondary
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Author: Louise Spilsbury

Product Category: Business & Economy / Bus/Econ: Careers/Occupation

Series: History's Most Horrible Jobs
Published By: Raintree
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Published: 01-Mar-2017
Format: Paperback, 48 pages
RRP: $19.99
ISBN: 9781474715652
What did settlers do with tar and why was this so dangerous?
What made people think hat-makers were often mad?
Who were apothecaries and why were they so feared?
Horrible Jobs in Colonial Times looks at some of the horrible jobs that some unfortunate people had to do in the North American colonies from the early 1600s. Find out more about daily hazards for indentured servants, wig makers, fur trappers and many others - and be glad that you don't have to do those jobs!

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