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Hearing cultures : essays on sound, listening, and modernity / edited by Veit Erlmann.

Edition:
English ed.
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2004.
Series:
Wenner-Gren international series.
Wenner-Gren international symposium series
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 239 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Communication in ethnology.
Sounds -- Anthropological aspects.
Music -- Social aspects.
Intercultural communication.
Contents:
But what of the ethnographic ear? anthropology, sound and the senses / Veit Erlmann
Listening to the wild blue yonder : the challenges of acoustic ecology / Bruce R. Smith
Ambiguous traces, mishearing, and auditory space / Paul Carter
Language and nature in sound alignment / Janis B. Nuckolls
Raising spirits and restoring souls : early modern medical explanations for music's effects / Penelope Gouk
Ether ore : mining vibrations in American modernist music / Douglas Kahn
Hearing modernity : Egypt, Islam, and the pious ear / Charles Hirschkind
Edison's teeth : touching hearing / Steven Connor
Thinking about sound, proximity, and distance in Western experience : the case of Odysseus's Walkman / Michael Bull
Wiring the world : acoustical engineers and the empire of sound in the motion picture industry, 1927-1930 / Emily Thompson.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-229) and index.
Contributor:
Erlmann, Veit.
ISBN:
1859738230 (cloth)
1859738281 (pbk.)
OCLC:
56482011
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