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Politicking and Emergent Media: US Presidential Elections of the 1890s

Charles Musser

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292727
eISBN:
9780520966123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292727.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Politicking and Emergent Media looks at four presidential campaigns in the United States during the long 1890s (1888-1900) and the ways in which Republicans and Democrats mobilized a wide variety of ... More


The Female Sound Collector and Her Talking Machine

Roshanak Kheshti

in Modernity'S Ear: Listening to Race and Gender in World Music

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479867011
eISBN:
9781479861125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867011.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the important biopolitical role that listening to the sounds of the other has played in the twentieth and early twenty-first world music culture industry (WMCI), in both its ... More


Before the Beep: A Short History of Voice Mail

Thomas Y. Levin

in VOICE: Vocal Aesthetics in Digital Arts and Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013901
eISBN:
9780262289696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013901.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter traces the history of technologies that allow the voice to travel through time and space. The voice mail signaled the transition from the electromagnetic answering machine to the ... More


Connecting Centuries: The Legacies of Media Physicalism

Brenton J. Malin

in Feeling Mediated: A History of Media Technology and Emotion in America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762790
eISBN:
9780814770153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762790.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter deviates from early twentieth-century case studies and considers how these earlier attitudes about emotion and technology have carried over into the early twenty-first century. Despite a ... More


New Light

Michael Brian Schiffer

in Power Struggles: Scientific Authority and the Creation of Practical Electricity Before Edison

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262195829
eISBN:
9780262283120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262195829.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter describes the invention of the electric bulb by Thomas Alva Edison. After the successful lighting project at Menlo Park, Edison also displayed a new invention, called a phonograph, which ... More


Music on the Market

Matthew Isaac Cohen

in Inventing the Performing Arts: Modernity and Tradition in Colonial Indonesia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824855567
eISBN:
9780824868710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855567.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Modern institutions—including pasar malam (night-time fairs), the recording industry, schools, churches, cabarets, round-the-world cruises, amusement parks, art circles, musical clubs, touring ... More


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