Nineteenth Century & Victorian History
Julia Pastrana: The True Story of the Hybrid Bear Woman. Also Known As The Ugliest Woman In The World
A fascinating and poignant tale of the worlds ugliest woman.
Prince Albert was the oldest son of Queen Victoria. He had a taste for women and had a number of liasons during his long life
Charles Dickens, like his character 'Oliver Twist', knew from experience the meaning of poverty. Let's take a look at the social history that forms the background to the most famous of all his books.
This hub is about ordinary working class families in the 1940's & 50s when the only indoor plumbing was a cold water tap in the scullery and that is where they got washed
The Men Who Built America is a new 4-part miniseries that is currently airing on Tuesday nights on the History Channel. While much of what is now on the History Channel, such as Ice Road Truckers and Ancient Aliens,...
Though there are innumerable noteworthy people of the 19th century, there are a few that many folks may not be aware of, so I'm giving you a list of ten.
In the summer of 1812, Napoleon Bonaparte, at the height of his power launched an invasion of Russia. It was the largest invading force that the world has ever seen, his Grande Armee of over 600,000 men from all over...
When we are dying, we sometimes review our lives. With Queen Victoria, it was a life full of incident. Read this truly personal account of the life of an amazing queen.
Poetry as a genre is universal so it can undergo twists and turns but never die out. This was the reason why despite the utter materialism and mercantile nature of the Victorian milieu, the position of poetry went...
Native Americans made significant contributions during the American Civil War. There is one famous painting with a native American in the company of Robert E. Lee and Ulysses Grant during the surrender at Appomattox...
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