Die nationalistische Note: Westliche Grammophone und indischer Nationalismus vor dem Ersten Weltkrieg

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Gramophone companies were attracted to India as a large market since the early twentieth century. This article traces the diffusion of the gramophone and its arrival in India as a recipient society. It shows first how Western entrepreneurs learned selling gramophones and music to Indian consumers. Second, it asks how indigenizing forces worked to adapt the commodity to local imperatives. While imported Western products were generally rejected, the gramophone found acceptance through localized and politicized recordings and its links to the Indian independence movement.
Bidragets oversatte titelNationalistic Tunes: Western Gramophone Companies and Indian Nationalism before World War I
OriginalsprogTysk
TidsskriftHistorische Anthropologie
Vol/bind24
Udgave nummer1
Sider (fra-til)27-49
Antal sider23
ISSN0942-8704
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2016

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