Reviews (January 2016)

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Open Inquiry Archive

ISSN 2167-8812


January 2016



David Grubbs. Records Ruin the Landscape: John Cage, the Sixties, and Sound Recording.” Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014.

Reviewed by: Alexandra Hui (Associate Professor of History at Mississippi State University, head of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine field, and Core Faculty of the Center for the History of Agriculture, Science, and the Environment in the South)

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