Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

La Difusió de la il·luminació elèctrica a Barcelona en la primera meitat del segle XX

Jordi Ferran Boleda


At last 20s, beginnings of 30s of the last century, Catalonia completed the
industrial stage in its electrification. The supply companies, interested in increasing
the number of subscribers, fixed their objective in individual users. Diverse initiatives
were launched to convince potential clients of the electrical illumination advantages as
well as the goodness of new household electrical technologies. This paper analyses
some of this initiatives in the framework of the new approximations to popularization of
science and technology.

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