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Link 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century

Open-access peer-reviewed journal on nineteenth-century literature and culture.

Nineteenth-century, Victorian, Criticism view
Document A chivalric knight and deep sea dredging; or, ‘the everlasting thunder of the deep’ by Nicholas Pritchard

For Britons in the mid- to late nineteenth century the deep sea was starting to take a hold on the imagination. The successful...

Victorian view
Document A Proverbial Education? Mottos in May Morris's The Homestead and the Forest cot quilt and Mavor's English Spelling Book by Alison Fogg

This article explores May Morris’s 1890 cot quilt, The Homestead and the Forest, as a personal artefact representing her socialist...

Socialism, Spelling, Victorian view
Document A Summary of 19th century British furniture style development

A Summary of 19th century British furniture style development

Nineteenth-century, Interior design, Interiors, Furnishings, Furniture, Victorian, Designers view
Link A Vision of Britain Through Time

Access to hundreds of primary sources, from 1801 to the present day, including maps, statistics and historical descriptions, and many analyses of...

Historical Maps, Travel writing, Census, Election results, Victorian, 19th century, 20th century, History view
Link Approaching Literature: Reading Great Expectations

Open University online course on literary analysis and Great Expectations by Charles Dickens.

Fiction, Novels, Analysis, Victorian, Nineteenth-century, Charles Dickens view
Link Aspects of the Victorian Book

Information about Victorian book production and publishing from the British Library. Includes images of illustrations, bindings, and more.

Victorian, Nineteenth-century, Books view
Document Assignment Questions for Furnishings and Interiors 1850 to the Present Day

Sample assignment questions for Furnishings and Interiors 1850 to the Present Day.

Assignment, Interior design, Interiors, Furnishings, Furniture, Nineteenth-century, Twentieth-century, Victorian view
Link BBC British History

Covering many aspects of British History from Norman to the present day, authoritative articles, well-illustrated and accessible.

Norman, Medieval, Middle ages, Tudor, English Civil War, Victorian, First World War, Second World War, 19th century, History view
Link British Library - Learning History

Diverse resources covering a range of historical, social and cultural topics from the medieval period to the present day.

Timeline, Medieval, Tudor, Georgian, Victorian, 19th century, History view
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