19th Century European Cities


The industrial revolution completely changed the urban landscape during the 19th century.  New technology and production techniques drew rural laborers to cities in search of work, dramatically increasing populations and changing social demographics.  Examining the aspects of urban culture, politics, quality of life and the role of technology can help explain the changes that took place in 19th century European cities.


About Us

Gustavus Adolphus College Fall Semester 2012

Our History 321: 19th Century Europe class has put together this site as a resource for understanding urban life during the 19th century. 

Professor: Glenn Kranking

Senior History Majors: Adam Bischoff, Eric Bly, Brittan Duffing, Jonathan Doolittle, Shannon Holland, Jessica Richert

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