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

Subjects:

  • Economic history -- 20th century,
  • Sound -- Social aspects -- History -- 20th century,
  • Sound -- Political aspects -- History -- 20th century,
  • Sound -- Economic aspects -- History -- 20th century,
  • Mechanization -- History -- 20th century,
  • Hearing -- History -- 20th century,
  • Listening -- History -- 20th century,
  • Radio -- History -- 20th century,
  • Social history -- 20th century,
  • Popular culture -- History -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by David Suisman and Susan Strasser.
SeriesHagley perspectives on business and culture
ContributionsSuisman, David., Strasser, Susan, 1948-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN16 .S598 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23575368M
ISBN 109780812241990
LC Control Number2009024356
OCLC/WorldCa320800463

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