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date: 15 April 2024

Victoria 

Source:
The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History
Author(s):
Barry V. QuallsBarry V. Qualls

(1819–1901; r. 1837–1901),Britain's monarch during a period of great social transformation, industrial revolution, movement toward rights for women, building of the British Empire, and “march of mind.” Victoria represents the values of England in the nineteenth century: the angel in the house, motherhood, the nation as being built around the stability of home and domestic life, imperialism, and, of course (and wrongly), Victorian prudery and overfurnished dreary houses. In fact, this woman, who reigned from ... ...

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