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Title: Queen Victoria's Empire: Engines of Change/Passage to India
Copy #: 1
Status: available
Duration: 2 hours, 0 minutes
Media: 1 DVD

Description:

This two-part biography tells the story of the monarch who reigned over an empire that spanned the globe. Beginning with the birth of Queen Victoria, this episode explores the changes brought to Britain by the industrial revolution. Part One: by the 1840s, urban migraton has created overcrowding and extremes in pollution and poverty. However, British subjects remain loyal to their queen. Prince Albert, Victoria's husband becomes a guiding force in the monarchy. Benjamin Disraeli and William Gladston, political stars with starley contrasting visions of empire, turn the nation's attention abroad