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Blue sky metropolis : the aerospace century in Southern California

Author: Peter J Westwick; Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West.
Publisher: Berkeley, California : Published for Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West by University of California Press and Huntington Library, San Marino, California, [2017?] ©2012
Series: Western histories, 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Featuring essays by a multidisciplinary group of leading scholars and writers, this volume investigates the intersection of aerospace and Southern California through the lenses of anthropology,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Westwick; Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West.
ISBN: 9780520289062 0520289064
OCLC Number: 1013526838
Description: xii, 308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Photoessay: An Album of Early Southern California Aviation / Peter J. Westwick --
section I: The Human Element --
Lost in Aerospace / D.J. Waldie --
Cold Warrior's Daughter / M.G. Lord --
section II: The Work --
Robert E. Gross and the Rise of Lockheed : The Creative Tension between Engineering and Finance / Sherman N. Mullin --
Los Angeles Aircraft Workers and the Consolidation of Cold War Politics / Anita Seth --
The Vanishing Act : Stealth Airplanes and Cold War Southern California / Mihir Pandya --
section III: Culture --
Spaces for the Space Age : William Pereira's Aerospace Modernism / Stuart W. Leslie --
Aerospace and Hollywood : How Computer Animation Went from Space to Cineplex / Peter J. Westwick --
From L5 to X Prize : California's Alternative Space Movement / W. Patrick McCray --
section IV: Communities --
Engineering a New Space : Chinese American Scientists and Engineers in Aerospace in Southern California / Zuoyue Wang --
The Air Force and the Chumash : The "Curse of Slick-6" / Dwayne A. Day --
section V: Geography --
Aerospace in the Rest of California : The View from Silicon Valley / Glenn E. Bugos --
Blueprinting the Regional City : The Urban and Environmental Legacies of the Air Industry in Southern California / Wade Graham --
Afterword / Philip Scranton.
Series Title: Western histories, 4.
Responsibility: edited by Peter J. Westwick.

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