Spanish society in the 19th century
Economy and industralitation, society and Art and culture
ECONOMY AND INDUSTRALITATION
Most of the population still workingin the fields with underdeveloped technology.
Modern forms of transport, like railway, didn't appear until the second half of the century, the steam locomotive and steamship became the main forms of transport. The first trainline was between Brarcelona and Mataró in 1848
The industrial Revolution brougth serious social problems, working conditions and even child explotation, the peasants also lived in extremely poverty, the reason for the political demands or the working class. The cities had poor neighbourhoods, the poorest lower classes lived here.
ART AND CULTURE
-At the beginning of the century, revolutionary atmosphere and faraway places.
-In the middle of the century, writers and painters decided to show disadvantaged aspects of the industrial society.
-At the end of the century, impresionist painters were influence in technological advances.
GENERATION OF 98
-A group of writers and intelectuals who criticised Spanish society.
-Several researches achieved scientific advances, for example, Ramón and Cajal, first nobel price for science.