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This first of two volumes, commissioned by the Broadcasting History Trust, extends from the early experiments in wireless telegraphy to the New Zealand Broadcasting Service in the 1950s, just before the advent of television.
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 1994. Hardcover. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 1st Edition. This is the first of two volumes, commissioned by the Broadcasting History Trust, on the history of a major aspect of twentieth-century New Zealand This volume begins with the early experiments into wireless telegraphy by Ernest Rutherford and ends with the New Zealand Broadcasting Service in the 1950s, just before the advent of television. Topics dealt with are the development and geographical spread of transmission and reception facilities, the political debates about broadcasting and consequential institutional changes, the interventionist role of the state in broadcasting, programming style and content, and the social and cultural consequences of broadcasting. Some of the more flamboyant characters who shaped New Zealand broadcasting are described in this volume: James Shelley ("The Prof"), the first Director of Broadcasting, Daisy Basham ("Aunt Daisy"), who woke up the nation with her "Good morning , everybody" and, of course, Colin Scrimgeour, the populist and controversial broadcaster known to everyone as "Uncle Scrim", who stirred up public debate and goaded the government until he was silenced by the jamming of 1ZB on the eve of the 1935 election.life. Seller Inventory # ABE-1540423327553
Book Description Oxford University Press. Condition: Good. Volume 1 only. Ex-library, so some stamps and wear, but in good overall condition. Seller Inventory # Z1-U-004-00353
Book Description Auckland University Press. Hardcover. Condition: Like New. Orders placed after 12.00 Friday 21st Dec. will not be dispatched until 27th Dec.Very light use, FINE or better, very minor shelf wear. For non-UK markets items of 1.5 kg or more may require an additional shipping charge. Seller Inventory # HBS-00254249-B
Book Description Hardcover. Auckland University Press/Broadcasting History trust. 1994. Auckland. Hardcover. Quarto (large format). Very good. There are two black stripes, made with a marking pen, on bottom edge. Illustrated with photographs and drawings in black and white. Indexed, with 4-page bibliography. 352 pages. Seller Inventory # 007071
Book Description Auckland University Press, 1994. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 1869400941