Sound and Safe: A History of Listening Behind the Wheel

Valutazione media 4
( su 1 valutazioni fornite da GoodReads )
 
9780199925698: Sound and Safe: A History of Listening Behind the Wheel

Do you enjoy listening to music while driving? Do you find radio traffic information indispensable? Do you appreciate the moments of your drive in which you can listen to or sing along with whatever you like?

This book shows how we created auditory privacy in cars, making them feel sound and safe, even though automobiles were highly noisy things at the beginning of the twentieth century. It explains how engineers in the automotive industry found pride in making car engines quieter once they realized that noise stood for inefficiency. It follows them as they struggle against sounds audible within the car after the automobile had become a closed vehicle. It tells how noise-induced fatigue became an issue once the car became a mass means for touring across the country. It unravels the initial societal concerns about the dangers of car radio and what it did to drivers' attention span. It explores how car drivers listened to their cars' engines to diagnose car problems, and appreciated radio traffic information for avoiding traffic jams. And it suggests that their disdain for the ever-expanding number of roadside noise barriers made them long for new forms of in-car audio entertainment.

This book also allows you to peep behind the scenes of international standardization committees and automotive test benches. What did and does the automotive industry to secure the sounds characteristic for their makes? Drawing on archives, interviews, beautiful automotive ads, and literature from the fields of cultural history, science and technology studies, sound and sensory studies, this book unveils the history of an everyday phenomenon. It is about the sounds of car engines, tires, wipers, blinkers, warning signals, in-car audio systems and, ultimately, about how we became used to listen while driving.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

L'autore:

Karin Bijsterveld, Eefje Cleophas, and Stefan Krebs teach in the Department of Technology and Society Studies at Maastricht University. Gijs Mom teaches in the History of Technology and Mobility at Eindhoven University of Technology. Each has published extensively on the topic of sound and automobiles.

Contenuti:

  • Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1. Driving in Control
  • 2. "It Shuts with a Comforting Sound": Closing the Car Body
  • 3. Humming Engines and Moving Radio: Encapsulating the Listening Driver
  • 4. "Like a Boxed Calf in a Traffic Drain": The Car on the Corridor
  • 5. Selling Sound: Sensory Marketing in the Automotive Industry
  • 6. Sound and Safe: Auditory Privacy and Sonic Relief in the Car
  • Author Biographies
  • Archives, Journals and Interviews
  • References
  • Index

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Karin Bijsterveld, Eefje Cleophas, Stefan Krebs
Editore: Oxford University Press Inc, United States (2014)
ISBN 10: 0199925690 ISBN 13: 9780199925698
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 10
Da
The Book Depository
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Oxford University Press Inc, United States, 2014. Hardback. Condizione libro: New. 224 x 157 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Do you enjoy listening to music while driving? Do you find radio traffic information indispensable? Do you appreciate the moments of your drive in which you can listen to or sing along with whatever you like? This book shows how we created auditory privacy in cars, making them feel sound and safe, even though automobiles were highly noisy things at the beginning of the twentieth century. It explains how engineers in the automotive industry found pride in making car engines quieter once they realized that noise stood for inefficiency. It follows them as they struggle against sounds audible within the car after the automobile had become a closed vehicle. It tells how noise-induced fatigue became an issue once the car became a mass means for touring across the country. It unravels the initial societal concerns about the dangers of car radio and what it did to drivers attention span. It explores how car drivers listened to their cars engines to diagnose car problems, and appreciated radio traffic information for avoiding traffic jams. And it suggests that their disdain for the ever-expanding number of roadside noise barriers made them long for new forms of in-car audio entertainment. This book also allows you to peep behind the scenes of international standardization committees and automotive test benches. What did and does the automotive industry to secure the sounds characteristic for their makes? Drawing on archives, interviews, beautiful automotive ads, and literature from the fields of cultural history, science and technology studies, sound and sensory studies, this book unveils the history of an everyday phenomenon. It is about the sounds of car engines, tires, wipers, blinkers, warning signals, in-car audio systems and, ultimately, about how we became used to listen while driving. Codice libro della libreria POW9780199925698

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 7,83
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

Karin Bijsterveld, Eefje Cleophas, Stefan Krebs
Editore: Oxford University Press Inc, United States (2014)
ISBN 10: 0199925690 ISBN 13: 9780199925698
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 10
Da
The Book Depository US
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Oxford University Press Inc, United States, 2014. Hardback. Condizione libro: New. 224 x 157 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Do you enjoy listening to music while driving? Do you find radio traffic information indispensable? Do you appreciate the moments of your drive in which you can listen to or sing along with whatever you like? This book shows how we created auditory privacy in cars, making them feel sound and safe, even though automobiles were highly noisy things at the beginning of the twentieth century. It explains how engineers in the automotive industry found pride in making car engines quieter once they realized that noise stood for inefficiency. It follows them as they struggle against sounds audible within the car after the automobile had become a closed vehicle. It tells how noise-induced fatigue became an issue once the car became a mass means for touring across the country. It unravels the initial societal concerns about the dangers of car radio and what it did to drivers attention span. It explores how car drivers listened to their cars engines to diagnose car problems, and appreciated radio traffic information for avoiding traffic jams. And it suggests that their disdain for the ever-expanding number of roadside noise barriers made them long for new forms of in-car audio entertainment. This book also allows you to peep behind the scenes of international standardization committees and automotive test benches. What did and does the automotive industry to secure the sounds characteristic for their makes? Drawing on archives, interviews, beautiful automotive ads, and literature from the fields of cultural history, science and technology studies, sound and sensory studies, this book unveils the history of an everyday phenomenon. It is about the sounds of car engines, tires, wipers, blinkers, warning signals, in-car audio systems and, ultimately, about how we became used to listen while driving. Codice libro della libreria POW9780199925698

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 7,83
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

3.

Bijsterveld, Karin
ISBN 10: 0199925690 ISBN 13: 9780199925698
Nuovi Hardcover Quantità: 7
Da
Big River Books
(Powder Springs, GA, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Brand New! We ship daily Monday - Friday!. Codice libro della libreria 1EYDQW001ZMR

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 5,27
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,23
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

4.

Karin Bijsterveld, Eefje Cleophas, Stefan Krebs an
ISBN 10: 0199925690 ISBN 13: 9780199925698
Nuovi Quantità: 1
Da
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 97801999256981.0

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 18,97
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,70
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

5.

Mom
Editore: Oxford University Press
ISBN 10: 0199925690 ISBN 13: 9780199925698
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Da
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Oxford University Press. Condizione libro: New. Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 0199925690

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 23,11
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,24
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

6.

Bijsterveld, Karin; Cleophas, Eefje; Krebs, Stefan; Mom, Gijs
Editore: Oxford University Press (2013)
ISBN 10: 0199925690 ISBN 13: 9780199925698
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2013. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0199925690

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 29,62
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

7.

Bijsterveld, Karin, Cleophas, Eefje, Kre
Editore: Oxford University Press (2013)
ISBN 10: 0199925690 ISBN 13: 9780199925698
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 3
Da
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2013. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110199925690

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 33,05
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 2,77
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

8.

Karin Bijsterveld, Eefje Cleophas, Stefan Krebs, Gijs Mom
Editore: Oxford University Press Inc
ISBN 10: 0199925690 ISBN 13: 9780199925698
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Oxford University Press Inc. Hardback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, Sound and Safe: A History of Listening Behind the Wheel, Karin Bijsterveld, Eefje Cleophas, Stefan Krebs, Gijs Mom, Do you enjoy listening to music while driving? Do you find radio traffic information indispensable? Do you appreciate the moments of your drive in which you can listen to or sing along with whatever you like? This book shows how we created auditory privacy in cars, making them feel sound and safe, even though automobiles were highly noisy things at the beginning of the twentieth century. It explains how engineers in the automotive industry found pride in making car engines quieter once they realized that noise stood for inefficiency. It follows them as they struggle against sounds audible within the car after the automobile had become a closed vehicle. It tells how noise-induced fatigue became an issue once the car became a mass means for touring across the country. It unravels the initial societal concerns about the dangers of car radio and what it did to drivers' attention span. It explores how car drivers listened to their cars' engines to diagnose car problems, and appreciated radio traffic information for avoiding traffic jams. And it suggests that their disdain for the ever-expanding number of roadside noise barriers made them long for new forms of in-car audio entertainment. This book also allows you to peep behind the scenes of international standardization committees and automotive test benches. What did and does the automotive industry to secure the sounds characteristic for their makes? Drawing on archives, interviews, beautiful automotive ads, and literature from the fields of cultural history, science and technology studies, sound and sensory studies, this book unveils the history of an everyday phenomenon. It is about the sounds of car engines, tires, wipers, blinkers, warning signals, in-car audio systems and, ultimately, about how we became used to listen while driving. Codice libro della libreria B9780199925698

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 38,07
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 6,87
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

9.

Bijsterveld, Karin; Cleophas, Eefje; Krebs, Stefan; Mom, Gijs
Editore: Oxford University Press
ISBN 10: 0199925690 ISBN 13: 9780199925698
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
Movie Mars
(Indian Trail, NC, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Oxford University Press. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 0199925690 Brand New Book. Ships from the United States. 30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee!. Codice libro della libreria 16422270

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 48,61
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,70
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

10.

Bijsterveld, Karin; Cleophas, Eefje; Krebs, Stefan; Mom, Gijs
Editore: OUP USA (2014)
ISBN 10: 0199925690 ISBN 13: 9780199925698
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
English-Book-Service Mannheim
(Mannheim, Germania)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro OUP USA, 2014. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria TH9780199925698

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 47,57
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 5,00
Da: Germania a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Vedi altre copie di questo libro

Vedi tutti i risultati per questo libro