SPANISH SOCIETY IN THE 19TH CENTURY

Society

Bourgeoisie became rich and thanks to also became the dominant social class.


Industrial Revolution brought serious social problems hars working conditions child exploitation in factories. In rural areas, the peasants lived in extreme poverty. were the reason for the political demands.

Realism

In the middle of the century, writers and painters decided to disadvantaged aspects of the industrial society.

Impressionism

At the end of the century, painters were influenced by technologycal advances reflected their work.

Generation of 98

A group of wrinters and intelectuals who criticised Spanish society and called for the modernisation of yhe country.

Scientific advances

Several researches achieved scientific advances, Ramón y Cajal recived the first Nobel Prize for Science.