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The Content of Programmes

Asa Briggs

in The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Volume I: The Birth of Broadcasting

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129260
eISBN:
9780191670008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129260.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the content of the British Broadcasting Corporation's (BBC) radio programmes from 1923 to 1925. J.C.W. Reith believed that that to use a great invention for the purpose of ... More


Counterculture, Popular Music, and the Bootleg Boom

Alex Sayf Cummings

in Democracy of Sound: Music Piracy and the Remaking of American Copyright in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199858224
eISBN:
9780190254520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199858224.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the spread of piracy to popular music, particularly rock, as a young generation embraced both tape technology and radical rhetoric to position bootlegging as part of a general ... More


A Master on the Periphery of a Periphery: Popular Music, Streetcars, and the Republic

Bruno Carvalho

in Porous City: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319754
eISBN:
9781781381007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319754.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter picks up around the 1870s, when Rio de Janeiro’s streets gain tram (streetcar) lines, the contours of what we could call Brazilian musical forms begin to take shape, and abolition as ... More


Well Met: Renaissance Faires and the American Counterculture

Rachel Lee Rubin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771389
eISBN:
9780814738108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771389.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Beginning with the chaotic communal moment of the Renaissance faire's founding and early development in the 1960s through its incorporation as a major “family friendly” leisure site in the 2000s, ... More


Collectors, Con Men, and the Struggle for Property Rights

Alex Sayf Cummings

in Democracy of Sound: Music Piracy and the Remaking of American Copyright in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199858224
eISBN:
9780190254520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199858224.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines how collectors, listeners, and entrepreneurs took advantage of a legal gray zone—that composers deserved to benefit from recordings of their work but that record companies did ... More


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