Sterling,  Christopher H. - Concise Encyclopedia Of American Radio

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Concise Encyclopedia Of American Radio  


By: Sterling, Christopher H. (Edited by), O'dell, Cary (Edited by).  Taylor & Francis Ltd. Published: 29/03/2010. Audience Guide: General (US: Trade).
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The average American listens to the radio three hours a day. In light of recent technological developments such as internet radio, some argue that the medium is facing a crisis, while others claim we are at the dawn of a new radio revolution. The Concise Encyclopedia of American Radio is an essential single-volume reference guide to this vital and evolving medium. It brings together the best and most important entries from the three-volume Encyclopedia of Radio, edited by Christopher Sterling.

Comprised of more than 300 entries spanning the invention of radio to the Internet, The Concise Encyclopedia of American Radio addresses personalities, music genres, regulations, technology, programming and stations, the golden age of radio and other topics relating to radio broadcasting throughout its history. The entries are updated throughout and the volume includes nine new entries on topics ranging from podcasting to the decline of radio. The Concise Encyclopedia of American Radio include suggestions for further reading as complements to most of the articles, biographical details for all person-entries, production credits for programs, and a comprehensive index.

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ISBN10/13: 0415995337/9780415995337
TITLE: Concise Encyclopedia of American Radio,  The
CONTRIBUTORS: Sterling, Christopher H. (Edited by),  O'dell, Cary (Edited by)
IMPRINT: Routledge
PUBLISHER: Taylor & Francis Ltd
FORMAT: Hardback
SUBJECT: Business, Industry & ManagementEducation / ReferencePerforming ArtsMedia & AdvertisingGeneral ReferenceRadio
PAGES: 604
AUDIENCE GUIDE: General (US: Trade)
ILLUSTRATIONS: 50 black & white halftones

Introduction to the Concise Edition Editor's Introduction Acknowledgments General Bibliography: A Radio Reference Shelf Advisers and Contributors Alphabetical List of Entires The Encyclopedia Entries A-Z Notes on Contributors


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