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Kathy M. Newman

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
Length:
1,319 words

The history of the invention of radio is a story of contested global competition. Some credit the Serbian American Nikola Tesla...

Radio

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The Oxford Companion to Australian History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
889 words

attracted many interests that imagined it operating in very different ways. Two visions of the technology competed: was radio to

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The Oxford Companion to Military History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004

is the basis of the 20th-century communications revolution. It first became a possibility when the English physicist Michael Faraday demonstrated

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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
272 words

Broadcasting or reception of electromagnetic radiation in the form of radio waves. A transmitter generates a radio signal of fixed

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Everett Frost, Everett Frost, Everett Frost, Everett Frost, Everett Frost, and Everett Frost

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
6,144 words
A telecommunications medium that broadcasts or receives an audio signal by means of electromagnetic waves. 1. Invention and early history;... ... More
Radio and Television Industry

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Asa Briggs, Mauricio Drelichman, and Sylvia Harvey

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
7,414 words
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This entry contains three subentries, a historical overview and discussions of technological change and industrial organization and regulation.

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Christopher H. Sterling

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1,423 words

Radio developed from wired and later wireless telegraph and telephone technology, and adapted its broadcasting contents from vaudeville, the phonograph, the popular press, and ...

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