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Powerful frequencies : radio, state power, and the cold war in Angola, 1931-2002 /
Marissa J. Moorman.
imprint
Athens : Ohio University Press, [2019]
description
xxi, 257 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
ISBN
082142369X, 0821423703, 9780821423691, 9780821423707, 9780821446768
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series title
imprint
Athens : Ohio University Press, [2019]
isbn
082142369X
0821423703
9780821423691
9780821423707
9780821446768
contents note
Sonic Colony: Whiteness, Fast Cars, and Modernity, 1931-74 -- Guerrilla Broadcasters and the Unnerved Colonial State in Angola, 1961-74 -- Electronic Warfare: Radio and Counterinsurgency, 1961-74 -- Nationalizing Radio: Socialism and Sound at Radio Nacional de Angola, 1974-92 -- "Angola: The Firm Trench of the Revolution in Africa!": Our Anti-Imperialism, Your Cold War, 1975-92 -- Radio Vorgan: A Rebel Voice from Jamba, 1985-97 -- Epilogue. Jamming
abstract
"Radio technology and broadcasting played a central role in the formation of colonial Portuguese Southern Africa and the postcolonial nation-state, Angola. Moorman details how settlers, the colonial state, African nationalists, and the postcolonial state all used radio to project power, while the latter employed it to challenge empire"--
catalogue key
12996544
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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