Peking: Yenching University, 1938. Wraps. Doctoral thesis on the rise of labor legislation and labor reform in China, to the eve of the Second Sino-Japanese War. Written by Columbia PhD student, it decries the low wages, long hours and unsafe working conditions in China. The work won the Seligman prize.
Much information on the damage to Chinese industry as a result of the war. Examines rise of industry, reform, child labor movement, the Factory Act, conflict over jurisdiction in Shanghai, influence of the ILO, militant labor, and labor unions.
8vo, iii, 301 pp. Printed burgundy paper wrappers. Front wrapper detached, wrappers chipped at edges. OCLC: 6417887. Good + condition. Item #24621