Title:The Gas Lighting Controversy - Technological Risk, Expertise, and Regulation in Nineteenth-Century Paris and London Author(s):FRESSOZ, Jean-BaptisteDate:2007Citation:
- Journal of Urban History, 2007, 33, 5, 729-755
Type:ArticleAbstract:Is the risk society exclusively postmodern? This article addresses this question by examining the controversy on gas lighting in nineteenth-century Paris and London. Unlike other technologies of that time, gas light was ...