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Revisiting the World's Fairs and International Expositions

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Exposition International d'Electricite, Paris 1881

Articles

  • Fox, Robert. "Thomas Edison's Parisian Campaign: Incandescent Lighting and the Hidden Face of Technology Transfer." Annals of Science 53 (1996): 157-93
  • Segreto, Luciano. "Financing the Electric Industry Worldwide: Strategy and Structure of the Swiss Electric Holding Companies, 1895-1945." Business and Economic History 23: 1 (1994): 162-75.
    Makes reference to Thomas Edison's demonstration of incandescent lighting at the 1881 exposition as the start of the electric industry in Europe. He focuses primarily on the electric industry in Switzerland.