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Cowboys and Coffin-Makers: One Hundred 19th-century Jobs You Might Have Feared or Fancied

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3.2 out of 5
Based on 16 Ratings and 7 Reviews

Book Description


An eye-opening guide to 100 career options in 19th-century America.

If you could live in 19th-century America, what job would you want? Sheriff? Prospector? Westbound settlers created many such opportunities, but the country's economy also involved "careers" no one would ever choose, like slavery.

Explore this unique job guide and witness the sweeping changes ... More
Book Information
PublisherAnnick Press Limited
BindingHardcover (4 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages96
ISBN-101554510686
ISBN-13978-1554510689
Publication Date03/16/2007
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About Laurie Coulter (Author) : I'm a children's author from Toronto. I write books on historical topics ranging from quirky jobs to Maya hieroglyphs.
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About Martha Newbigging (Illustrator) : Martha Newbigging is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Martha Newbigging include Ballplayers and Bone Setters: One Hundr... more
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