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    Title
    The electric guitar : a history of an American icon
    Author
    Millard, A. J.

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    Title:
    The electric guitar : a history of an American icon / edited by André Millard.
    Publication info:
    Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press ; Washington, D.C. : For the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, 2004.
    Physical description:
    x, 226 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
    Content type:
    text
    Medium:
    unmediated
    Format:
    volume
    General Note:
    "The book is drawn from a 1996 symposium on the invention of the electric guitar presented by the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Technology, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution"--ECIP data.
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
    Contents:
    Introduction: American icon -- The music: the electric guitar in the American century / Charles McGovern -- Inventing the electric guitar / André Millard -- Manufacturing: expansion, consolidation, and decline / James P. Kraft -- Solidbody electric guitars / André Millard -- Recording: the search for the sound / Susan Schmidt-Horning -- Playing with power: technology, modernity, and the electric guitar / André Millard -- The guitar hero / André Millard, after the collaborative paper with Rebecca McSwain -- Heavy metal: from guitar heroes to guitar gods / André Millard, after the collaborative paper with Rebecca McSwain -- Women guitarists: gender issues in alternative rock / John Strohm -- Conclusion: the electric guitar at the millennium.
    Subject term:
    Electric guitar--History--Congresses.
    Added author:
    Millard, A. J.
    LCCN:
    2003016415
    ISBN:
    0801878624 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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      ML 1015 .G9 E43 2004 1 Book Music & Dance - Fourth Floor North
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