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Victorian England

G.M. Young

Victorian England

Portrait of an Age (Galaxy Books)

by G.M. Young

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7385733M
ISBN 100195002598
ISBN 109780195002591


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In Victorian England, literacy increased due to heavier emphasis put on education, especially among working class children. There was a heavier emphasis put on education because of industrialization. Once industrialization began in England during the early 18th century, working-class people were drawn to factories, seeking employment in them.

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An Introduction to Victorian England (–) Queen Victoria ruled Britain for over 60 years. During this long reign, the country acquired unprecedented power and wealth.

Britain’s reach extended across the globe because of its empire, political stability, and revolutionary developments in transport and communication. In this fascinating book, the reader is taken on a journey of real life accounts of Victorian children, how they lived, worked, played and ultimately died.

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When Bessy starts work as a young maidservant in Scotland in her young mistress, Arabella. The Victorian Crisis of Faith. The Crisis of Faith The Crisis of Faith refers to an event in the Victorian era in which much of Europe’s middle class begins to doubt what is written in the book of Genesis as a reliable source in accordance of how the universe was created (Flynn).

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Victorian England was the period in England when Queen Victoria was queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, ie from to England is one of the four sub-divisions of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irelan.