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Author Lommers, Suzanne.

Title Europe, on Air : Interwar Projects for Radio Broadcasting / Suzanne Lommers.

Imprint Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe JSTOR Open Ebooks  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (325 pages) : illustrations, maps.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Technology and European history series ; 7
Technology and European history series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. Introduction: European broadcasting visions -- 2. Elites on the barricades for broadcasting -- 3. Europe in the making -- 4. Battles over Europe's borders -- 5. War and peace in the sky -- 6. Broadcasting a musical culture.
1. Introduction: European Broadcasting Visions -- Unraveling European Broadcasting -- Transnational Infrastructures in Europe -- Broadcasting and Society-Building -- Methodology and Outline -- 2. Elites on the Barricades for Broadcasting -- Pioneering in the Private Sector -- Lack of International Regulation -- Establishing International Broadcasting Union -- 3. Europe in the Making -- Invisible Interconnection -- Wiring a Continent -- Wireless World Visions -- 4. Battles over Europe's Borders -- Radio Moscow and Confining Europe in the East -- Vatican Radio, Radio Nations, and Established Standards -- Radio Luxembourg and Reluctant Experts -- 5. War and Peace in the Sky -- Elites Doubting a Technology's Virtue -- Politicians Embrace Broadcasting -- Nationalism Shatters Peace Regulation -- 6. Broadcasting a Musical Culture -- A Cultural Policy for a New Medium -- Solutions to "Discothèque" and Copyright Problems -- The International Live Program Constructed -- Translating Music for Radio -- Success and Failure -- 7. Conclusion: Internationalism in Practice -- Dreams of Feasibility -- Envisioning Europe on Air.
Language English.
Note Print version record.
Summary During the interwar years, broadcast radio became a popular way for Europeans to consume local, national, and international news. The medium not only began to shape European policy and politics, but also laid the foundation for European unification and global interconnectedness. In Europe On Air, Suzanne Lommers has documented the rich and often underexposed history of broadcast radio through the lens of international European relations. She specifically explores the roles of Radio Moscow, Radio Luxembourg, Vatican Radio, and the International Broadcasting Union as institutions that played an.
Subject Radio broadcasting -- Europe -- History.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Media & Communications.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Telecommunications.
HISTORY -- General.
Radio broadcasting. (OCoLC)fst01087224
Europe. (OCoLC)fst01245064
Indexed Term Geschiedenis
History, geography, and auxiliary disciplines
Genre/Form Electronic book.
Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Lommers, Suzanne. Europe - on air. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2012 9789089644350 (OCoLC)794707007
ISBN 9789048516650 (electronic bk.)
904851665X (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 10.26530/OAPEN_437367 doi
AU@ 000050986485
AU@ 000051597084
GBVCP 865747180
GBVCP 1003728006
GBVCP 100943117X

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