Book , Print in English

Empire of the air : aviation and the American ascendancy

Jenifer Van Vleck.
  • Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2013.
  • 370 pages, 22 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Also known as
  • Aviation and the American ascendancy
Subjects
Contents
  • 1. Americanization of the Airplane
  • 2. Good Neighbors Are Close Neighbors
  • 3. Global Visions, National Interests
  • 4. "America's Lifeline to Africa"
  • 5. From Open Door to Open Sky
  • 6. Mass Air Travel and the Routes of the Cold War
  • 7. Jet Age and the Limits of American Power.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 9780674050945 (hbk.)
  • 0674050940 (hbk.)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2012051096
  • OCLC: 824670883
  • OCLC: 824670883

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