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TTC - Victorian Britain Video
TTC - Victorian Britain Video
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Darwin. Gladstone. Disraeli. Dickens. Meet the pioneering, paradoxical Britons of the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901). Through peaceful and gradual change they built one of the world's first industrial democracies-in a class-bound society with a powerful landed aristocracy and a negative view of business. They gloried in a globe-spanning and relatively humanely run empire-even as it distracted them from underlying economic weaknesses that presaged Britain's 20th-century decline. They were also intensely sentimental-yet ignored extreme squalor and hardship in their midst.Consider these other apparent contradictions:
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36 lectures
| 31 minutes each

1
The Victorian Paradox
2
Victoria's Early Reign-1837-1861
3
The Industrial Revolution-1750-1830
4
Railways and Steamships
5
Parliamentary Reform and Chartism
6
The Upper- and Middle-Class Woman
7
The Working-Class Woman
8
The State Church and Evangelical Revival
9
The Oxford Movement and Catholicism
10
Work and Working-Class Life
11
Poverty and the "Hungry Forties"
12
Ireland, Famine, and Robert Peel
13
Scotland and Wales
14
Progress and Optimism
15
China and the Opium War
16
The Crimean War-1854-1856
17
The Indian Mutiny-1857
18
Victorian Britain and the American Civil War

19
The British in Africa-1840-1880
20
Victorian Literature I
21
Art and Music
22
Science
23
Medicine and Public Health
24
Architecture
25
Education
26
Trade Unions and the Labour Party
27
Crime and Punishment
28
Gladstone and Disraeli-1865-1881
29
Ireland and Home Rule
30
Democracy and Its Discontents
31
The British in Africa-1880-1901
32
Later Victorian Literature
33
Leisure
34
Domestic Servants
35
Victoria After Albert-1861-1901
36
The Victorian Legacy





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