International in scope, this encyclopedia spans the entire history of radio. With over 600 entries, it traces radio's role in the development of journalism, advertising, entertainment, propaganda, popular music, and much more. 3 volumes.
The Encyclopedia is much more than simply an informational work. Each essay provides not only essential facts but also commentary on the significance of the particular person, organization, or topic being examined. Users will gain an overall sense of radio history and will understand the place of each entry's subject within that history. Readers will also discover issues and problems that have helped to define the medium, learning to view radio as an intersection of technological, economic, political, social, and aesthetic factors.--From the publisher's website.
Available in print: TK6544 .M84 2004