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Victorian London: Industrialization leads to a migration from the country to towns and cities as thousands of workers toil in British factories.

Today: More and more workers are part of the "service" and high-tech economy as opposed to manufacturing and industry. It is more economical to build factories in Third World countries.

Victorian London: The railroad revolutionizes travel as well as the movement of raw materials and finished goods. The middle and working class could afford excursions to seaside resorts and to the towns and cities for entertainment.

Today: The Internet puts information and entertainment into the hands of a computer-literate society. From art and literature to stock trading and shopping, the Internet offers many options for its users. People gather in virtual chat rooms instead of drawing rooms, parlors, and music halls.

Victorian London: The mail is delivered up to three times per day in London...

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