Spanish society in the 19th century

economic and social transformations

Economy and industralist

Industrial revolution was late and slow only on Basque country, Catalonia and large cities. Most of the population still worked in the fields like England or Germany used advanced machinery and were much more productive. Modern transport like railway didn´t appear until the second half of the century

Society

The bourguesi became rich and they also became the dominant social class. The industrial revolution bought serious problems such as harsh workin conditions and even child explotation. In rural areas the peasants also lived in extreme poverty. Where the reason for the politicals demands or the workin class.

Romanticism

At the begining of the century this style reflected the revolutionary atmosphere and fraway places.

Romanticism

At the begining of the century this style reflected the revolutionary atmosphere and faraway places.

Realims

In the middle of the century realist, writers and painters decided to show the most disdavagent aspects of the industrial society.

Impresionism

At the end of the century, impresionist painters were influed by tecnology advances and they reflected this on their work.

Generation of 98

Formed by a group of writters and intelectuals who criticised Spanish society and called for the modernistation of the country.

scientifics advances

Sevaral researches achived scientific advaces for example Ramony Cajal recived the first Nobel Prized for Science.