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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) | The 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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Our ancestors and the fear of the Victorian workhouse | The National Archives

Our ancestors and the fear of the Victorian workhouse | The National Archives | The Industrial Revolution | Scoop.it
In 1834 the British government introduced the Poor Law Amendment Act (the introduction of the 'Workhouse System'). This was one of the most important piece
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Victorian Workhouses - The Workhouse

Victorian Workhouses - The Workhouse | The Industrial Revolution | Scoop.it
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This is a very basic source but provides some simple details on Workhouses in Victorian England

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The Children Who Built Victorian Britain Part 2 - YouTube

The catalyst to Britain's Industrial Revolution was the slave labour of orphans and destitute children. In this shocking and moving account of their exploita...
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BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time, The Industrial Revolution

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Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Industrial Revolution.
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A 45 minute podcast on the Industrial Revolution

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Women of the Workhouse, Part I - A suitable job for a woman?

Women of the Workhouse, Part I - A suitable job for a woman? | The Industrial Revolution | Scoop.it
The lives of women have always been one of my primary research interests, so when my friends at Archif Menywod Cymru/Women’s Archive of Wales were asked to devise a Women’s History Walk in Swansea,...
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This article is written by Lesley Hulonce who is investigating the lives of women in workhouses. It might be a good starting point for facts and statistics.

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Child Labour In Britain

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Spartacus Educational subject menu: Child Labour in Britain. Sections: Life in the Factory, Factory Reformers, Supporters of Child Labour, Factory Workers, Tactics and Issues, Factory Acts, Statistics
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Victorian Crime and Punishment

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Navigate through each of the sections to find further information on crime and punishment.

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British Museum - The Industrial Revolution and the changing face of Britain

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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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Hidden Lives Revealed - Poverty and Families in the Victorian Era

Hidden Lives Revealed - Poverty and Families in the Victorian Era | The Industrial Revolution | Scoop.it
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Oliver Twist - A credible information source?

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This Prezi might assist you when investigating aspects of the Industrial Revolution. I have provided some information and posed questions for you to consider

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The Horrific World of England's Workhouse (Full Documentary) - YouTube

The Horrific World of England's Workhouse (Full Documentary) . 2013 This documentary as well as the rest of these documentaries shown here relate to importan...
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This is a long documentary (approximately 1 and 1/2 hours) and looks at Workhouses in England

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The Children Who Built Victorian Britain Part 1 - YouTube

The catalyst to Britain's Industrial Revolution was the slave labour of orphans and destitute children. In this shocking and moving account of their exploita...
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Children in the Industrial Revolution

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Children were cheap labour in the Industrial Revolution. Children were also around in large numbers and could be bullied into working long hours in the factories of the Industrial Revolution..
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There are some excellent primary sources on this website - treatment of children 

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White slavery in the Industrial Revolution

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Even when not encumbered by the institution of slavery, White people were subjected to slave-like conditions
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BBC - Primary History - Victorian Britain

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This is a Primary resource, so is quite simple but may provide some valuable information.

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Industrial Revolution in Britain

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Aspects of the Industrial Revolution in Britain
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Go to Resources. This section is divided by aspect/topic and provides a variety of different resources.

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The Open Door Web Site : History : The Industrial Revolution : Introduction

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Disease in the Industrial Revolution

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Sanitation, health and disease among the working class
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