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Recorded music in American life

the phonograph and popular memory, 1890-1945

by William Howland Kenney

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Popular music -- Social aspects -- United States,
    • Phonograph -- Social aspects -- United States,
    • Sound recording industry -- United States -- History,
    • Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementWilliam Howland Kenney.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML3477 .K46 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 258 p. :
      Number of Pages258
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL349362M
      ISBN 100195100468
      LC Control Number98008611

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