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Author Tuhus-Dubrow, Rebecca, author.

Title Personal stereo / Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    302.231 TUH    Available
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Description 142 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm.
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
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volume nc rdacarrier
Series Object lessons
Object lessons.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Novelty -- Norm -- Nostalgia.
Summary "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 antisocialthe 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."-- Publisher's description.
Subject Portable media players -- Social aspects.
Music -- Social aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Sound -- Recording and reproducing -- Equipment and supplies.
Other Form: Online version: Tuhus-Dubrow, Rebecca. Personal stereo. New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2017 9781501322822 (DLC) 2017036359
ISBN 9781501322815 (paperback alkaline paper)
1501322818 (paperback alkaline paper)
Standard No. 40027485047

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