Isles of Noise: Sonic Media in the Caribbean (Hardback)Alejandra Bronfman (author)
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As radio became an established medium worldwide, it burgeoned in theCaribbean because the region was a hub for intense foreign and domesticcommercial and military activities. Attending to everyday life, infrastructure,and sounded histories during the waxing of an American empire andthe waning of British influence in the Caribbean, Bronfman does not allowthe notion of empire to stand solely for domination. By the time of the ColdWar, broadcasting had become a ubiquitous phenomenon that renderedsound and voice central to political mobilisation in the Caribbean nationsthrowing off what remained of their imperial tethers.
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Number of pages: 236
Weight: 540 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 18 mm