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Sounds of Modern History : Auditory Cultures in 19th- and 20th-Century Europe (Reprint) (Paperback)

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"Long ignored by scholars in the humanities, sound has just begun to take its place as an important object of study in the last few years. Since the late 19th century, there has been a paradigmatic shift in auditory cultures and practices in European societies. This change was brought about by modern phenomena such as urbanization, industrialization and mechanization, the rise of modern sciences, and of course the emergence of new sound recording and transmission media. This book contributes to our understanding of modern European history through the lens of sound by examining diverse subjects such as performed and recorded music, auditory technologies like the telephone and stethoscope, and the ambient noise of the city"--Provided by publisher.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 344
Genre: History, Social Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Language: English
Street Date: November 30, 2016
TCIN: 52443889
UPC: 9781785333491
Item Number (DPCI): 248-45-7365
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