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The Rise of American Radio

The Rise of American Radio (Hardback)

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This new Major Work from Routledge is a six-volume facsimile collection featuring long-out-of-print articles, documents and books that shed light on the key developments in radio in the USA - most of which took place in the 1920s and 1930s. The volumes cover most aspects of radio broadcasting in its formative years. Selections include professional journal articles, descriptive and critical pieces from more general periodicals, government publications, short books and industry publications. Each volume includes an introduction by the editor, placing the chosen reprinted materials in their larger historical and intellectual context.

Film, TV & DramaRadio Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 19/12/2006 ISBN-13: 9780415380836  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Christopher H. Sterling is senior professor of media and public affairs and of public policy at George Washington University (Washington DC). He has published extensively (more than 20 books and dozens of articles) on radio and other topics. Among his most recent works is the three-volume ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RADIO (New York: Fitzroy Dearborn/Routledge, 2005) that won the American Library Association "RUSA" award last year. In addition to various monographs and articles, Sterling also wrote the "Radio History," entry for Encyclopedia Britannica. Chicago: Encyclopedia Britannica, 2004. This substantial (roughly 15,000 words) essay ranging from 19th century wireless to 21st century electronic media. Selected editorial positions: Telecommunications Update. 1985-90 (Bi-weekly); 1991-92 (Monthly). Editor of this eight-page newsletter for USIA, sent to 6,000 overseas addresses. Journal Of Broadcasting. 1955-date (Quarterly). Editor (1972 to1976); Book Review Editor (1970 to1972); editorial consultant (1976 to 1985); member of publication committee (1975 to 1989); Chair of publications committee (1994 to 2000).

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