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Discord, 1932–35

Simon J. Potter

in Broadcasting Empire: The BBC and the British World, 1922-1970

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199568963
eISBN:
9780191741821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568963.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

During the early 1930s, governments created more powerful public broadcasting authorities in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, including the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission (CRBC), the ... More


The Making of an Institution: The Rebirth of NHK

Michael Tracey

in The Decline and Fall of Public Service Broadcasting

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159254
eISBN:
9780191673573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159254.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The creation of the conditions under which radio broadcasting could assume its role in the programme of re-education and democratisation required the removal of government controls, the improvement ... More


Tuning in the Gospel

Joen A. Carpenter

in Revive Us Again: The Reawakening of American Fundamentalism

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195129076
eISBN:
9780199853274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195129076.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

From a vantage point outside fundamentalism, by the 1930s the likelihood that a revival would sweep across America seemed remote. After decades of mass evangelism, reform crusades, and millennial ... More


‘That Living Voice’: Gilbert Murray at the BBC

Mick Morris

in Gilbert Murray Reassessed: Hellenism, Theatre, and International Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208791
eISBN:
9780191709029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208791.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores Murray's long involvement with the medium of radio. His broadcasts ranged from classical drama to current affairs to memories of his youth; from translations to lectures to the ... More


Attack by Radio

Asa Briggs

in The War of Words: The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom: Volume III

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129567
eISBN:
9780191670022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129567.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter highlights the role of radio broadcasting in the success of Germany's blitzkrieg attack in western Europe. Many analysts attributed the success of the blitzkrieg to the success of the ... More


Near Defeat: Jazz Toward the “Final Victory” September 1942 to May 1945

Michael H. Kater

in Different Drummers: Jazz in the Culture of Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195165531
eISBN:
9780199872237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165531.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

After the summer of 1942, the tide began to turn against the Nazi Reich. Field Marshal Erwin Rommel was losing out in the North African war arena and, in Russia, the Wehrmacht suffered more ... More


Political Communications

Jan‐Erik Lane, David McKay, and Kenneth Newton

in Political Data Handbook: OECD Countries

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198280538
eISBN:
9780191601934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828053X.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

This section presents statistics on political communications in OECD countries. It features tables on domestic and foreign lettermail, telephones per hundred inhabitants, radio broadcasting, and ... More


W. B. Yeats’s Radiogenic Poetry

Emily C. Bloom

in The Wireless Past: Anglo-Irish Writers and the BBC, 1931-1968

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198749615
eISBN:
9780191813979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749615.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter demonstrates how broadcasting catalysed significant revisions to W. B. Yeats’s theories of orality and literacy in his late poetry. Positioning three poems—’Roger Casement’, ‘Sweet ... More


Prospect and Retrospect

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/9780192129260.003.0026
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the key changes in the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in 1926. After the governors of the new corporation were announced, artists and speakers were advised to use the ... More


Introduction: A Cradle of the Stars

Tracey E. W. Laird

in Louisiana Hayride: Radio and Roots of Music along the Red River

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167511
eISBN:
9780199850099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167511.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

KWKH's Louisiana Hayride stalked its spot in the ethereal radio universe at the same time as the shows funneling of live dobros and fiddles into parlors from the Gulf to the Great Lakes. The history ... More


Professor Stewart, the BBC and Tennis 1936

Jonathan Betts

in Time Restored: The Harrison timekeepers and R.T. Gould, the man who knew (almost) everything

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198568025
eISBN:
9780191718144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568025.003.18
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter begins with a discussion of the friendship between Rupert and A. W. Stewart, author and Professor of Chemistry at Queen's University, Belfast. It then details how radio broadcasting made ... More


Making Radio: Early Radio Production and the Rise of Modern Sound Culture

Shawn VanCour

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190497118
eISBN:
9780190497149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190497118.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

The opening decades of the twentieth century witnessed a profound transformation in the history of modern sound media, with workers in US film, radio, and record industries developing pioneering ... More


The Wireless Past: Anglo-Irish Writers and the BBC, 1931-1968

Emily C. Bloom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198749615
eISBN:
9780191813979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749615.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Wireless Past chronicles the emergence of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) as a significant promotional platform and aesthetic influence for Irish modernism from the 1930s to the 1960s. ... More


Administering Colonialism and War: The Political Life of Sir Andrew Clow of the Indian Civil Service

Colin R. Alexander

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199493739
eISBN:
9780199096954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199493739.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Colonialism is a dehumanizing experience for all those at the mercy of its power structures. The officers of the Indian Civil Service (ICS) were no exception. This book focuses on the role of ICS in ... More


Modernist Networks and Late Colonial Intellectuals

Peter J. Kalliney

in Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199977970
eISBN:
9780199346189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977970.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

Chapter One examines the relationship between metropolitan and colonial writers at midcentury. It discusses the BBC as a model of a metropolitan cultural institution that promoted collaboration ... More


Metropolitan Modernism and Its West Indian Interlocutors

Peter J. Kalliney

in Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199977970
eISBN:
9780199346189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977970.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

Chapter Four examines the BBC's role as a major patron of Caribbean writing in the 1950s and 60s through Caribbean Voices, a weekly literary program. Using extensive archival sources, this chapter ... More


Under Siege: The Radical Right Years

Markku Ruotsila

in Fighting Fundamentalist: Carl McIntire and the Politicization of American Fundamentalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199372997
eISBN:
9780199373024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372997.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter covers the years 1964 to 1969 and focuses on the backlash to fundamentalist and Radical Right activism that began in the aftermath of Kennedy’s assassination and intensified after the ... More


Anzio and Cassino

Steven Casey

in The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190660628
eISBN:
9780190660659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

During the first months of 1944, war correspondents provided appropriately downbeat accounts of the two major Allied efforts to break the Italian stalemate, at Anzio and Cassino, but with very ... More


Shifting Perspectives in Boston: September 1958–April 1962

D. Kern Holoman

in Charles Munch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199772704
eISBN:
9780190268220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199772704.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes how Charles Munch's orchestra performances were broadcasted to international audiences through radio and television, pioneered by the Boston Symphony Transcription Trust. This ... More


Out of Isolation: The Fleadh Down in Ennis

Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin

in Flowing Tides: History and Memory in an Irish Soundscape

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199380084
eISBN:
9780199380114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380084.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

Chapter 5 returns to chronological time and the process of claiming and redefining public musical space in the 1940s and 1950s, in particular the staging of Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann (National Music ... More


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