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Title Sound in the age of mechanical reproduction / edited by David Suisman and Susan Strasser
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 309 pages) : illustrations
Series Hagley perspectives on business and culture.
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
Summary Scholars investigate sound as part of the social construction of historical experience and as an element of the sensory relationship people have to the world, showing how hearing and listening can inform people's feelings, ideas, decisions, and actions
Analysis "Multi-User"
Notes OldControl:muse9780812206869
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes In English
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Subject Economic history -- 20th century.
Hearing -- History -- 20th century.
Listening -- History -- 20th century.
Mechanization -- History -- 20th century.
Popular culture -- History -- 20th century.
Radio -- History -- 20th century.
Social history -- 20th century.
Sound -- Economic aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Sound -- Political aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Sound -- Social aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Strasser, Susan, 1948- editor
Suisman, David, editor
ISBN 081220686X (electronic bk.)
128389114X (ebk)
9780812206869 (electronic bk.)
9781283891141 (ebk)
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(alk. paper)