This new Major Work from Routledge is a six-volume facsimile collection featuring long-out-of-print articles, documents and books that shed light on the key developments in radio in the USA - most of which took place in the 1920s and 1930s. The volumes cover most aspects of radio broadcasting in its formative years. Selections include professional journal articles, descriptive and critical pieces from more general periodicals, government publications, short books and industry publications. Each volume includes an introduction by the editor, placing the chosen reprinted materials in their larger historical and intellectual context.
Volume 1: American Wireless to 1920 Volume 2: Radio’s Changing Technology, 1920–45 A. Specific Innovations B. General Surveys Volume 3: The Business of Radio Volume 4: Radio Programming to 1945 Volume 5: Radio’s Audiences to 1945 Volume 6: Regulating Radio to 1945 A: Early Regulation (to 1927) B: Radio Act of 1927 C: FM Radio 1940–5