Spanish society in the 19th century

Economy and industralisation,society,art and culture

Economy and industralisation

Industrial revolutin was late andonly arrived in places basque country,catalonia and the large cities.

Most of the population still worked in the fields England or germany used advanced more productive.

The railway,didn't appear until the second half of the century


The bourgeoisie became rich and dominant social class.

industrial revolution brught social problems harsh working conditions and child rural areas,the peasants lived in extreme poverty.

Art and culture

Artist portrayed the times and many artistic styles emerged,the majority of the population was illiterate.

Romanticism: Middle of the century

Realism: Middle of the century

Impressionism: End of the century

Generation of `98(La generación del 98): Modernisation

Scientific advances: Novel prize