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Published: 09 January 2014

248 Pages | 55 photographs


ISBN: 9780199925698

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Sound and Safe

A History of Listening Behind the Wheel

Karin Bijsterveld, Eefje Cleophas, Stefan Krebs, and Gijs Mom

  • Unravels an aspect of life-listening while driving-that is an everyday reality for millions of people
  • Explains how and why the car has become such an important place for finding auditory privacy
  • Puts readers behind the scenes at international standardization committees and automotive test benches
  • Includes over fifty beautiful period images
  • Includes a YouTube discussion, analyzing automotive commercials