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The Soundscape of Modernity: Architectural Acoustics and the Culture of Listening in America, 1900--1933


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September 2004

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A vibrant history of acoustical technology and aural culture in early-twentieth-century America.

Portrait

Emily Thompson is a Professor of History at Princeton University.

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"...an absorbing book, as accessible in its technical content as it is provocative in its cultural interpretations." Daniel J. Kevles The New York Review of Books "...enlivened by copious photographs and architectural illustrations - a valuable source." Tom Perchard The Wire (UK) "The Soundscape of Modernity describes the modern development of acoustics in wonderful, and easily understood, detail." John Bishop The American Organist "This is a marvelous book and a seminal primer on how and why technology modified our taste." Derek Sugden The Architectural Review "Thompson's narrative is elegantly written and wonderfully engaging." Leon Botstein Los Angeles Times Book Review " The Soundscape of Modernity describes the modern development of acoustics in wonderful and easily understood detail." John Bishop The American Organist
EAN: 9780262701068
ISBN: 0262701065
Untertitel: Empfohlen ab 18 Jahre. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: MIT PR
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2004
Seitenanzahl: 510 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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