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Title Radio : making waves in sound / Alasdair Pinkerton.
Author Pinkerton, Alasdair, author.
Publication London : Reaktion Books : in assocation with the Science Museium, 2019.
Description 240 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Call # 621.38409 P
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-223) and index.
Summary This explores the history and mythology of the radio, describing its technological, political and social evolution, and how it emerged from Victorian experimental laboratories to become a near-ubiquitous presence in our lives.
Contents Introduction: mythology and magnetism -- Wireless worlds -- Making waves -- Radio and the nation -- Empires of the air -- Radio wars -- Radio and popular culture.
Subject Radio -- History.
Radio -- Social aspects.
Radio. (OCoLC)fst01087053
Radio -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01087143
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 1789140781 (hardback) :
9781789140781 (hardback) :

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