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Flight in America: From the Wrights to the Astronauts

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Publisher Comments:

When first published in 1984, Roger Bilstein's Flight in America was widely hailed as the foremost history of what is arguably the most remarkable achievement of the twentieth century--human flight. Now, in this newly revised and expanded edition, Bilstein continues his comprehensive history to the closing decade of the present century and offers a glimpse of developments in the next.

The most comprehensive survey of the history of American aeronautics and space flight yet published.--Technology and Culture.

Bilstein casts wide and far to net virtually everything from technological trends and research and development to the effect of air travel on the expansion of major league baseball in the 1950s and early 1960s... A superior work that will satisfy aero buffsand professionals alike.--Journal of American History.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references p. (359-380) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780801848285
Subtitle:
(from the Wrights to the astronauts )
Author:
Bilstein, Roger E.
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Location:
Baltimore :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Aeronautics
Subject:
Aeronautics & Astronautics
Subject:
Aviation - History
Subject:
Astronautics
Subject:
Astronautics -- United States -- History.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Revised
Series Volume:
no. 856
Publication Date:
c1994
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xii, 386 p.
Dimensions:
10.01x7.03x1.03 in. 1.55 lbs.

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