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Author Wurtzler, Steve J.

Title Electric sounds : technological change and the rise of corporate mass media / Steve J. Wurtzler.

Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, [2007]


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Description 1 online resource (xi, 393 pages) : illustrations.
Series Film and culture series
Film and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-366) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Technological innovation and the consolidation of corporate power -- Announcing technological change -- From performing the recorded to dissimulating the machine -- Making sound media meaningful: commerce, culture, politics -- Transcription versus signification: competing paradigms for representing with sound -- Conclusions/Reverberations.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
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Summary Focuses on the innovations in the electronic production and transmission of sound in the 1920s and '30s and their explosive impact on the American mass media, especially the radio, the phonograph, and the cinema.
Subject Mass media -- Technological innovations -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Mass media -- Ownership -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Sound -- Recording and reproducing -- History -- 20th century.
COMPUTERS -- Information Technology.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- History & Criticism.
Mass media -- Ownership. (OCoLC)fst01011273
Mass media -- Technological innovations. (OCoLC)fst01011322
Sound -- Recording and reproducing. (OCoLC)fst01126957
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Tonfilm -- USA -- Geschichte -- 1920-1940.
Radio -- USA -- Geschichte -- 1920-1940.
Massenmedien -- Technischer Fortschritt -- USA -- Geschichte -- 1920-1940.
United States -- Tonfilm -- Geschichte -- 1920-1940.
United States -- Radio -- Geschichte -- 1920-1940.
United States -- Massenmedien -- Technischer Fortschritt -- Geschichte -- 1920-1940.
United States.
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Wurtzler, Steve J. Electric sounds. New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007 0231136765 9780231136761 (DLC) 2006020922 (OCoLC)70199883
ISBN 9780231510080 (electronic bk.)
023151008X (electronic bk.)
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