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Acknowledgments
Introduction
Part I: Risks from Nature
1. Fire Is Everybody's Problem
2. The Uncertainties of Disease
3. Doing Something about the Weather
4. Animal Risk for a Modern Age
Part II: Industrializing Risk
5. Railroads, or Why Risk in a System Is Different
6. The Professionalization of Safety
7. The Safety-First Movement
Part III: Risk in a Consumer Society
8. Negotiating Automobile Risk
9. What's a Gun Good For?
10. Risk as Entertainment: Amusement Parks
11. Consumer Product Safety
Conclusion
Notes
Essay on Sources
Index