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BBC - History: Victorians

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Explore the Victorians and discover facts about their houses, clothes, inventions and health. What were the major events of Queen Victoria's reign?
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British Museum - The Industrial Revolution and the changing face of Britain

The Industrial Revolution - an introductory essay for the Online research catalogue of Paper money in England and Wales at the British Museum
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National Archives - Jarrow March

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Details of the Jarrow March sent from the Ministry of Labour to the Home Office, 26th Sept 1936

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BBC - KS3 Bitesize History - Everyday life in the industrial era : Revision

A key stage 3 history revision resource for everyday life in the industrial era. Topics inclue: life for the rich, middle class and poor, the standard of living debate and the Victorians.
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Especially the section "Interpretations - The Standard of Living Debate"

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JSTOR: The Economic History Review, New Series, Vol. 50, No. 4 (Nov., 1997), pp. 617-639

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You can read the whole article online for free but you have to register.

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BBC - History - British History in depth: All Change in the Victorian Age

BBC - History - British History in depth: All Change in the Victorian Age | Industrial Revolution | Scoop.it
How had the enthusiasm for speed transformed the Victorians' world?
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Lecture 17: The Origins of the Industrial Revolution in England

Lecture 17: The Origins of the Industrial Revolution in England | Industrial Revolution | Scoop.it
Full text lecture that presents an overview of the causes and origins of the Industrial Revolution in England
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British Museum - The Industrial Revolution and the changing face of Britain

British Museum - The Industrial Revolution and the changing face of Britain | Industrial Revolution | Scoop.it
The Industrial Revolution - an introductory essay for the Online research catalogue of Paper money in England and Wales at the British Museum
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The Victorian Web: An Overview

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BBC - History: Victorians

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Explore the Victorians and discover facts about their houses, clothes, inventions and health. What were the major events of Queen Victoria's reign?
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BBC - KS3 Bitesize History - The Industrial Revolution : Revision

A key stage 3 history revision resource for the Industrial Revolution
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▶ The Jarrow Crusade 1936 - YouTube

In October 1936 a group of men from the north-eastern town of Jarrow marched 300 miles to London. Bearing blue and white banners, the Jarrow men paraded at 8...
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BBC - History - British History in depth: The Jarrow Crusade

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The 1936 protest march against poverty, by Christine Collette
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Historian sheds new light on working class life during industrial revolution - University of East Anglia (UEA)

Historian sheds new light on working class life during industrial revolution - University of East Anglia (UEA) | Industrial Revolution | Scoop.it
The lives of the working class during the industrial revolution are revealed in a major new book which challenges previous accounts of the social impact of one of the most critical periods in British history.
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Manchester in the 19c

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See the section on "Social Consequences of the Industrial Revolution"

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Life in Industrial Towns

The Industrial Revolution witnessed a huge growth in the size of British cities. In 1695, the population of Britain was estimated to be 5.5 million.
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The Industrial Revolution - UK Parliament

The Industrial Revolution - UK Parliament | Industrial Revolution | Scoop.it
The Industrial Revolution, which began three hundred years ago, was a period of unprecedented technological,  economic and social change that completely transformed British culture from a largely rural, static society with limited production...
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The Industrial Revolution - Historical texts

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Reports and documents written during the time of the Industrial Revolution - See especially the section on 'Social and Political Effects'

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Victorian Britain | The National Archives

Victorian Britain exhibition - studies the history of Victorian Britain and uses documents from the National Archives
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Why the Industrial Revolution happened in Britain

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In the 150 years from the beginning of the 18th Century a revolution transformed the way we think, work and play, writes Professor Jeremy Black.
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