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Flight in America : from the Wrights to the astronauts

Author: Roger E Bilstein
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
Series: Texas authors.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Cover aeronautics and astronautics in America from early attempts at flight up through 2000.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger E Bilstein
ISBN: 0801866855 9780801866852
OCLC Number: 45329141
Description: xi, 400 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The Awkward Years: Early Flight to 1918 --
The Aviation Business, 1918-1930 --
Adventure, Airways, and Innovation, 1930-1940 --
Air Power at War, 1930-1945 --
Air-Age Realities, 1945-1955 --
Higher Horizons, 1955-1965 --
From the Earth to the Moon, 1965-1975 --
Aerospace Perspectives, 1975-1983 --
Turmoil and Transition, 1983-2000.
Series Title: Texas authors.
Responsibility: Roger E. Bilstein.
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The standard history of the American aerospace enterprise-with good reason. -- Tom D. Crouch * Museums New York *

 
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