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Broadcasting Buildings: Architecture on the Wireless, 1927-1945.
Yusaf, Shundana.
Broadcasting Buildings: Architecture on the Wireless, 1927-1945.
In the years between the world wars, millions of people heard the world through a box on the dresser. In Britain, radio listeners relied on the British Broadcasting Corporation for information on everything from interior decoration to Hitler's rise to power. One subject covered regularly on the wireless was architecture and the built environment. Between 1927 and 1945, the BBC aired more than six hundred programs on this topic, published a similar number of articles in its magazine, The Listener, and sponsored several traveling exhibitions. In this book, Shundana Yusaf examines the ways that broadcasting placed architecture at the heart of debates on democracy.

Category: Architecture, History & Theory
Binding: Cl.
Pages: 352 pp
Publisher: MIT Press.
Year: 2014.
Publication Place: Cambridge,
ISBN: 9780262026741
Book Id: 96027

Price: $29.95

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