Click on any link below to learn more about the French worker of the 18th & 19th Centuries

Workers' Organizations

Worker & State Relations

Working Conditions

Living Conditions

Workers' Personal Experiences

Bibliographic Credits


Click on any of the titles below to read the full-length essay on the topic of Workers' Personal Experiences in Eighteenth & Nineteenth Century France

"Literacy of the French Worker" - Tal Day        "Entertainment of French Workers" - Melynda Burke

"Childhood Experiences" - Adrienne Ellis        "Education in the Early Industrial Era" - Jenae Spry

"Tour de France" - Chip Poteet    "Employment and Work Patterns" - Emily Shmidt

"Relations Between Men and Women" - Tiffany Douglas

"Nineteenth Century French Working Women: Love, Marriage & Children" - Kelly Grear


A scene from Industrial Paris


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