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Victorian England

Here you will find all the resources identified by our tutors as useful for the study of this topic, arranged in ascending alphabetical order. Browse the tiles and descriptions to discover if there are any resources of interest to you, or click on any of the other keywords to see resources sorted by alternative topics.

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Image collection french cartoon on victorian imperialisn

A French cartoon satirising the supposed duplicity of British interests in Africa, from 1898.

(my photo)

Queen Victoria, Victorian Culture, Victorian England, victorian history, Scramble for Africa view
Document A Snapshot of London Life

Extracts from Mayhew's classic studies of Victorian streetlife

Nineteenth century, victorian history, Victorian Culture, Victorian England, Henry Mayhew view
Document Awakening Consciousness: Ford Madox Brown’s Work and Friedrich Engels’ Condition of the Working Class in England by Chris Easton

Ford Madox Brown was born in France, Friedrich Engels in Germany. Apart from their European naissance, they had in common a recognition of, and a...

Ford Madox Brown, Friedrich Engels, working classes, Victorian England view
Document Becoming Queen

Victoria's diary extracs on being told she was now queen

19th century, Queen Victoria, Victorian Culture, Victorian England, victorian history view
Document Coursework Handbook

Includes questions, documents and a bibliography.

19th century, Victorian, Victorian England, Queen Victoria, Victorian Culture view
Image collection fear of urban crime

'The Shadow of a Great City', cartoon from People magazine, 1902, reflecting popular fear of urban crime, in the immediate aftermath of the...

Victorian England, Victorian Culture, victorian history, satire, cartoons, Crime view
Document Crime & Respectability

Extracts from a House of Commons Committee meeting investigating crime and it's causes

Victorian England, Nineteenth century, Victorian Culture, victorian history, Crime view
Link Crime and the Victorians, By Professor Clive Emsley

A very useful study of this key area of Victorian England

Queen Victoria, Victorian, Victorian Culture, Victorian England, 19th century view
Document Death of the Queen

A description of her funeral and a contemporary (sombre) cartoon

Queen Victoria, Victorian Culture, Victorian England, victorian history, Nineteenth century view
Document Diary of a Nobody - Extracts

Some key extracts from the text for class discussion

19th century, Victorian Culture, victorian history, Victorian England, diary of a Nobody view
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