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Syntony and Spark: The Origins of Radio

by Hugh Aitken Princeton Legacy Library
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Pbk 366 pages
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This book offers a readable narrative of the science and technology of early radio combined with sociological and economic analysis of how radio changed our lives Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

  • FrontMatter, pg. i
  • Foreword, pg. vii
  • Acknowledgments, pg. ix
  • A Word to the Reader, pg. xi
  • Contents, pg. xiii
  • Figures, pg. xv
  • 1. PROLOGUE, pg. 1
  • 2. SYNTONY, pg. 31
  • 3. HERTZ, pg. 48
  • 4. LODGE, pg. 80
  • 5. MARCONI, pg. 179
  • 6. EPILOGUE, pg. 298
  • INDEX, pg. 341