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Who owns the sky? : the struggle to control airspace from the Wright brothers on

Author: Stuart Banner
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of curious tales questioning the ownership of airspace and a reconstruction of a truly novel moment in the history of American law, Banner's book reminds us of the powerful and  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Banner
ISBN: 9780674030824 0674030826
OCLC Number: 895803690
Notes: A momentous problem. An aerial territory. The peculiar beauties of the common law. A uniform law. Interstate commerce in the air. Landowners against the aviation industry. The rise and fall of air law. William Douglas has the last word. Sovereignty in space. Technological change and legal change
Awards: Nominated for David J. Langum, Sr. Prize in American Legal History or Biography 2008
Nominated for Herbert Jacob Book Prize 2009
Nominated for Littleton-Griswold Prize 2009
Nominated for Pfizer Award 2010
Description: 1 online resource (353 p.) illustrations
Responsibility: Stuart Banner

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Banner claims that with this work he has written an intellectual history of American aviation law in the first half of the 20th century. And he has done exactly that--very well...This book is not Read more...

 
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