14

Progress and Optimism

Lecture no. 14 from the course: Victorian Britain

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Taught by Professor Patrick N. Allitt | 31 min | Categories: History

The Great Exhibition of 1851 and its centerpiece, the Crystal Palace, typified the Victorians' belief in improvement of all kinds, material and moral. So did Saltaire, the model workers' town built by the Yorkshire entrepreneur Titus Salt....