Nineteenth Century & Victorian History
Medical schools used to rely on cadavers for dissection supplied by The Resurrection Men. As demand rose, tragically body snatching was soon to lead to murder
An article looking into the living conditions of the urban poor in the 1800s. The 1800s was a time of enormous change. The industrial revolution changed Britain's urban landscape forever.
A tale about the southern belle Mary 'Marie' Boozer, and her notorious involvement with a Union general and the pairs near escape during the battle of Monroe's Crossroads or Kilpatrick's Shirt-tale Skedaddle as it's...
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.
During the nineteenth century in Ireland, the number of women embarking on a religious life increased almost eightyfold. This article looks at some of the factors that influenced the decision that so many Irish women...
Definition of Conservatism (in 19th century and today) and Explanation of the Conservatives (Canadian party)
An essay on Conservatism. In this essay the definition of Conservatism in the 19th century and nowadays, the reasons for its happening (pros and cons) and an example of such a party (Canadian conservatives) are covered.
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.
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.
What are the origins of spiritualism in 19th century Britain? Explore the development of the Spiritualist Churches, the popularity of seances and the fraudulent practices that led to decline
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