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Program: THE HISTORY AND SCIENCE OF SHOPPING
Series:   BURT WOLF: TRAVELS & TRADITIONS
Length:   26 min.
Link:   http://www.BurtWolf.com
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Program Description
The two questions travelers ask most often are, "Where should I eat?" and "Where should I shop?" In this program, Burt takes a look at the history of shopping from its beginnings in 17th century London and the first department store in Paris, to New York's Fifth Avenue and the auction of a 92-million dollar painting at Sotheby's. We find out how the brains of men and women make them shop differently, who introduced the idea of ready-to-wear clothing and why. We see how the French Revolution changed the way people shopped, how the shopping bag and the price tag were invented, and why the survival of a nation can depend on how it shops.

 



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