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Inventing American broadcasting, 1899-1922

Inventing American broadcasting, 1899-1922

Douglas, Susan J. (Susan Jeanne), 1950-; American Council of Learned Societies

Such organizations as AT&T, General Electric, and the US Navy played major roles in radio's evolution, but early press coverage may have decisively steered radio in the direction of mass entertainment. This work reveals the origins of a corporate media system that today dominates the content and form of American communication

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Published Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989, c1987
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Statement of responsibility: Susan J. Douglas
ISBN: 0801838320, 9780801838323
Note: Includes index.
Note: Includes index.
Note: Bibliography: p. 323-354.
Physical Description: xxix, 363 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series: Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology
Subject: Radio broadcasting United States History.; Radio United States History.
Reproduction: Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, Scholarly Publishing Office, 2002. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([History e-book project]) Mode of access: Intranet. This volume is made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Series Title: History e-book project.