The City of Din

Dan MCKENZIE ( - )

A treatise on the increasing loudness of modern life, including philosophical and scientific discussion of what noise is, how effects us physically, mentally, and socially in cities, on railways, at home, in workplaces, and on battlefields of war. The book concludes with some strong suggestions for protecting ourselves from noise as well as for lessening noise altogether. - Summary by Amelia Chesley

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, Social Science (Culture & Anthropology)

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Preface: "in the hope of rendering the world we live in quieter" Amelia Chesley
00:06:03
Play 02 "the world of Nature is not noisy" Amelia Chesley
00:17:31
Play 03 "the July night is thund'rous" Amelia Chesley
00:13:18
Play 04 "Civilisation is noise." Amelia Chesley
00:17:02
Play 05 "sensibility to noise varies very much" Amelia Chesley
00:12:02
Play 06 "in a world of reduced sound" Amelia Chesley
00:11:00
Play 07 "church bells, calling the faithful to worship" Amelia Chesley
00:17:26
Play 08 "the noise of railway trains" Amelia Chesley
00:21:41
Play 09 "noise and its evils" Amelia Chesley
00:21:52
Play 10 "noises of modern war" Amelia Chesley
00:04:53
Play 11 "the modern malady of Din" Amelia Chesley
00:09:49