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Title Media, sound, and culture in Latin America and the Caribbean / edited by Alejandra Bronfman and Andrew Grant Wood.
Published Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, c2012.
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 Floor4  P94.65.L29 M44 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xvi, 169 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Pitt Latin American series
Pitt Latin American series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-162) and index.
Contents Introduction: Media, sound, and culture / Alejandra Bronfman & Andrew Grant Wood -- Part I. Embodied sounds and the sounds of memory. Recovering voices: the popular music ear in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Brazil / Fernando de Sousa Rocha -- Radio transvestism and the gendered soundscape in Buenos Aires, 1930s-1940s / Christine Ehrick -- Part II. The media of politcs. How to do things with waves: United States radio and Latin America in the times of the good neighbor / Gisela Cramer -- Weapons of the geek: romantic narratives, sonic technologies, and tinkerers in 1930s Santiago, Cuba / Alejandra Bronfman -- Music, media spectacle, and the idea of democracy: the case of DJ Kermit's "Góber" / Alejandro L. Madrid -- Part III. The sonics of public spaces. Alba: musical temporality in the carnival of Oruro, Bolivia / Gonzalo Araoz -- Such a noise! Fireworks and the soundscapes of two Veracruz festivals / Andrew Grant Wood -- Postcript. Sound representation: nation, translation, memory / Michele Hilmes.
Subject Mass media and culture -- Latin America.
Mass media and culture -- Caribbean Area.
Sound in mass media.
Radio broadcasting -- Latin America.
Radio broadcasting -- Caribbean Area.
Related Names Bronfman, Alejandra, 1962-
Wood, Andrew Grant, 1958-
ISBN 9780822961871 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
0822961873 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
OCLC number 754713663