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Empire of the Air [electronic resource]: Aviation and the American Ascendancy

Jenifer Van Vleck
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2013.
Language
English
Variant Title
Aviation and the American ascendancy
ISBN
9780674050945 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction : the logic of the air
  • The Americanization of the airplane
  • Good neighbors are close neighbors
  • Global visions, national interests
  • "America's lifeline to Africa"
  • From open door to open sky
  • Mass air travel and the routes of the Cold War
  • The jet age and the limits of American power
  • Conclusion : "Empires rise and empires fall".
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-355) and index.
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