Victoria and Her Sisters

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Duration: 1 hour

A look at the social and economic changes which took place during the reign of Queen Victoria.

Industrialisation had a huge impact, and some believed that the machine age would bring about the destruction of the vital bonds that held communities together.

Meanwhile, many women were leaving their traditional roles at the centre of the home and family to find new roles in reshaping society.


Simon Schama
Martina Hall


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