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Testing Hearing: The Making of Modern Aurality

by Viktoria Tkaczyk, Mara Mills and Alexandra Hui

Testing Hearing: The Making of Modern Aurality shows how new forms of testing contributed not only to new understandings of hearing but to completely new ways of hearing. From diagnostic surveys of school children, to training regimes for sonar operators, to a community’s use of noise complaints to test their state’s power, this volume showcases twelve historical case studies spanning 200 years.  [...]

October 01, 2020

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