The condition of the working class in England. 1845.

  title={The condition of the working class in England. 1845.},
  author={Friedrich Engels},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={93 8},
  • Friedrich Engels
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology, Geography, Medicine, Political Science
  • American journal of public health
THE GREAT MORTALITY AMONG CHILDREN of the working class, and especially among those of the factory operatives, is proof enough of the unwholesome conditions under which they pass their first years. These influences are at work, of course, among the children who survive, but not quite so powerfully as upon those who succumb. The result in the most favourable case is a tendency to disease, or some check in development, and consequent less than normal vigour of the constitution. A nine-year-old… Expand
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