The Industrial Sonifact and the Soundscape of the Anthropocene

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  • Jeffrey Benjamin Michigan Technological University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jca.v1i1.119

Keywords:

Sonifact, Soundscape, Archaeoacoustics

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Author Biography

Jeffrey Benjamin, Michigan Technological University

M.S. Industrial Archaeology

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Published

2014-09-23

How to Cite

Benjamin, J. (2014). The Industrial Sonifact and the Soundscape of the Anthropocene. Journal of Contemporary Archaeology, 1(1), 119–123. https://doi.org/10.1558/jca.v1i1.119

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Archaeology of the Anthropocene

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