spanish society in 19th century

Economy and industrialisation, society

ECONOMY AND INDUSTRIALISATION

Industrial Revolution was late and solw only in Basque Country, Catalonia and large cities.

Most of the population still worked in the fields, England or Germany used abanced machinery.

The railway, didn´t appear until the second half of the century.

SOCIETY

The bourgeoisie become rich and dominant social class.

Industrial Revolution brought socials problems and is was very difficult working conditions and child explotation.

In rural areas, the peasants lived in extreme poverty.

The reason for the political demands or the working class.

ART AND CULTURE

ROMANTICISM

At the beginning of the century, revolutionary atmosphere and faraway places.

REALISM

In the middle of the century, the most disadvantaged was industrial society.

IMPRESSIONISM

Impressionist is technological advances on their work

GENERATION OF ´98

Group of writers and intelectuals who criticised Spanish society.

SCIENTIFIC ADVANCES

Ramón and Cajal werw the first Nobel Prize for Science.