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Audible Past Cultural Origins of Sound Reproduction

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ISBN-10: 082233013X

ISBN-13: 9780822330134

Edition: 2002

Authors: Jonathan Sterne

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Jonathan Sterne describes the distinctive sound culture that gave rise to the sound recording & transmission devices so ubiquitous in modern life. He challenges theoretical common places, such as the visual bias in theories of modernity & static descriptions of nature.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 3/13/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 472
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

List of Figures
List of Abbreviations for Archival and Other Historical Materials Cited
Machines to Hear for Them
Techniques of Listening
Audible Technique and Media
Plastic Aurality: Technologies into Media
The Social Genesis of Sound Fidelity
A Resonant Tomb
Conclusion: Audible Futures