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The history of broadcasting in the United Kingdom

Author: Asa Briggs
Publisher: London ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995-
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part of a five-volume history of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, this title covers early amateur experiments in wireless telephony in America and in England, the pioneer days at Writtle in Essex  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Asa Briggs
ISBN: 019215964X 9780192159649 0192129260 9780192129260 0192129309 9780192129307 0192129678 9780192129673 0192129562 9780192129567
OCLC Number: 30624825
Notes: Vols. 1-3 were originally published: 1961-1970.
Description: volumes <5> : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: v. 1. The birth of broadcasting --
v. 2. The golden age of wireless --
v. 3. The war of words --
v. 4. Sound and vision --
v. 5. Competition.
Responsibility: Asa Briggs.
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