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Douglas, Susan J. (Susan Jeanne), 1950-
Listening in [electronic resource] : radio and the American imagination / Susan J. Douglas
1st University of Minnesota Press ed
Minneapolis, Minn. ; London : University of Minnesota Press, 2004
Location Call Number Status
 Electronic Book  PN1991.3.U6 (INTERNET)    AVAIL. VIA WEB
Subject(s) Radio broadcasting -- United States -- History
Radio programs -- United States -- History
Radio audiences -- United States
Radio broadcasting -- Social aspects
Physical Description xv, 415 p., [16] leaves of plates : ill., ports ; 23 cm
Note Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, MPublishing, 2013. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet
Originally published : New York : Times Books, 1999
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?
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book
Alternate Author American Council of Learned Societies

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