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Sound in the age of mechanical reproduction
edited by David Suisman and Susan Strasser.

Published 2010 by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

pt. 1. Affect and the politics of listening
Distracted listening : on not making sound choices in the 1930s / David Goodman
"Her voice a bullet" : imaginary propaganda and the legendary broadcasters of World War II / Ann Elizabeth Pfau and David Hochfelder
"Savage dissonance" : gender, voice, and women's radio speech in Argentina, 1930-1945 / Christine Ehrick
pt. 2. Sonic objects
Collectors, bootleggers, and the value of jazz, 1930-1952 / Alex Cummings
High-fidelity sound as spectacle and sublime, 1950-1961 / Eric D. Barry
pt. 3. Hearing order
Occupied listeners : the legacies of interwar radio for France during World War II / Derek W. Vaillant
An audible sense of order : race, fear, and CB radio on Los Angeles freeways in the 1970s / Angela M. Blake
pt. 4. Sound commerce
"The people's orchestra" : jukeboxes as the measure of popular musical taste in the 1930s and 1940s / Chris Rasmussen
Sounds local : the competition for space and place in early U.S. radio / Bill Kirkpatrick
The sound of print : newspapers and the public promotion of early radio broadcasting in the United States / Michael Stamm.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Hagley perspectives on business and culture


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
HN16 .S598 2010

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p. cm.

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