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Book Review – Electrified Voices: How the Telephone, Phonograph, and Radio Shaped Modern Japan, 1868-1945

Yasar, Kerim. Electrified Voices: How the Telephone, Phonograph, and Radio Shaped Modern Japan, 1868-1945. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. Patrick Carland-Echavarria Kerim Yasar’s Electrified Voices is a fascinating study of how soundscapes in Japan were transformed by the introduction of audio technologies including the telephone, telegraph, phonograph, and radio […]