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The airplane in American culture

Author: Dominick Pisano
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fascinating account of America's relationship with the airplane

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Airplane in American culture.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)603830093
Online version:
Airplane in American culture.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)604794273
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dominick Pisano
ISBN: 0472098330 9780472098330 0472068334 9780472068333
OCLC Number: 52520372
Description: vi, 407 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: New directions in the history of aviation / Dominick A. Pisano --
The airplane and the American experience / Roger Bilstein --
The greatest show not on earth : the confrontation between utility and entertainment in aviation / Dominick A. Pisano --
The man nobody knows : Charles A. Lindbergh and the culture of celebrity / Charles L. Ponce de Leon --
"Great shadow in the sky" : the airplane in the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 and the development of African American visions of aviation, 1921-1926 / Jill D. Snider --
"Who says it's a man's world?" : women's work and travel in the first decades of flight / Suzanne L. Kolm --
Experiment in the cockpit : the women airforce service pilots of World War II / Katherine Sharp Landdeck --
"The surly bonds of earth" : images of the landscape in the work of some aviator/authors, 1910-1969 / Tom D. Crouch --
The airplane and American literature / Lawrence Goldstein --
"Our future is in the air" : aviation and American art / Gerald Silk --
Transforming technology in the Army Air Corps, 1920-1940 : technology, politics, and culture for strategic bombing / Timothy Moy --"Peace is our profession" : the bombers take over / H. Bruce Franklin --
Stick and rudder university : training and the creation of the flight suit officer / John Darrell Sherwood.
Responsibility: edited by Dominick A. Pisano.
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