Personal Stereo download free [PDF and Ebook] by Rebecca Tuhus Dubrow

Personal Stereo download free [PDF and Ebook] by Rebecca Tuhus Dubrow year 2017
  • Book name: Personal Stereo
  • Author: Rebecca Tuhus Dubrow
  • Release date: 2017/3/22
  • Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9781501322815
  • Rating: 9.35 of 10
  • Votes: 60
  • Review by: June Kruse
  • Review rating: 8.01 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/26
  • Total pages: 152
  • Includes a PDF summary of 13 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. When the Sony Walkman debuted in 1979, people were enthralled by the novel experience it offered: immersion in the music of their choice, anytime, anywhere. But the Walkman was also denounced as self-indulgent and antisocial-the quintessential accessory for the 'me' generation. In Personal Stereo, Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow takes us back to the birth of the device, exploring legal battles over credit for its invention, its ambivalent reception in 1980s America, and its lasting effects on social norms and public space. Ranging from postwar Japan to the present, Tuhus-Dubrow tells an illuminating story about our emotional responses to technological change. Object Lessons is published in partnership with an essay series in The Atlantic.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 8H57M3S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Social & Cultural Anthropology, History Of Engineering & Technology, Media Studies, Music Recording & Reproduction, Literary Theory, Philosophy: Aesthetics, Material Culture, Inventions & Inventors
  • Available formats: TXT, DOC, TXTz, ODT, PDF, EPUB, WORD, RB. Compressed in RAR, TZ, CBZ, AZW3, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.48 USD
  • Dimensions: 121x165x10.16mm
  • Weight: 145g
  • Printed by: Bloomsbury Academic USA
  • Published in: New York, United States
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