How The Victorians Invented Modern Shopping | History of Britain

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Today, we cannot imagine a big city without a shopping center. But that hasn’t always been the case. Go back just 40 years if you can, and you will see that there were very little shopping centers.
But how did shopping centers came to life? Who invented them? How did we popularized them?
In this documentary, a journalist travels back to the 1800s, talking to girl who worked 14-hour shifts in a match factory, and a woman who worked down the mines. He also talks with one of the first employees of Marks and Spencer.
Check the documentary to understand the evolution of shopping centers.

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