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Author Douglas, Susan J. (Susan Jeanne), 1950-

Title Listening in [electronic resource] : radio and the American imagination / Susan J. Douglas.

Imprint Minneapolis, Minn. ; London : University of Minnesota Press, 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st University of Minnesota Press ed.
Description xv, 415 p., [16] leaves of plates : ill., ports ; 23 cm.
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2013. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.
Note Originally published : New York : Times Books, 1999.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Zen of listening -- The ethereal world -- Exploratory listening in the 1920s -- Tuning in to jazz -- Radio comedy and linguistic slapstick -- The invention of the audience -- World War II and the invention of broadcast journalism -- Playing fields of the mind -- The kids take over : transistors, DJs, and rock'n'roll -- The FM revolution -- Talk talk -- Why ham radio matters -- Is listening dead?
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Subject Radio broadcasting -- United States -- History.
Radio programs -- United States -- History.
Radio audiences -- United States.
Radio broadcasting -- Social aspects.
Added Author American Council of Learned Societies.
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
Other Form: Original 0816644233 (DLC) 2004041229
Standard No. 2027/heb.09007 hdl

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