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Mechanical Sound: Technology, Culture, and Public Problems of Noise in the Twentieth Century (Inside technology)

Author: Karin Bijsterveld
Publisher: MIT Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English
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Tracing efforts to control unwanted sound--the noise of industry, city traffic, gramophones and radios, and aircraft--from the late nineteenth to the late twentieth century.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Mechanical Sound: Technology, Culture, and Public Problems of Noise in the Twentieth Century (Inside technology)
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karin Bijsterveld
OCLC Number: 940886349
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource

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"Complaints about noise are as much a part of modern sound culture as noise itself, and yet we know little of the history of noise. Karin Bijsterveld's Mechanical Sound changes all that; it is Read more...

 
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