HIST 2930 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Edwardian Era, Cardinal Virtues, Catholic Church

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Background: victorian and negative reactions to women transgressing their sphere . Victorian era/victorianism refers to the name given to the attitudes, culture and the art of the later 2/3 of the. Edwardian era is after the victorian era. Age also called the modern age where we see things like democracy happening, the growth of feminism, workers" rights are recognized. 1820-50"s, see women working outside the home, more opportunities to earn a wage. The home remains the focal point of a woman"s life crucial to the running of the household, their identity is centered on the home and her family. Start to see women beginning to use domesticity/the fact that they stay at home to exert more power in the home and in society. Experts believed that men did better in the public sphere (they excelled) politics, business etc. Spheres shouldn"t cross, if women were to cross too much, they weren"t complementary to men anymore.

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