Introduction : the logic of the air -- The Americanization of the airplane -- Good neighbors are close neighbors -- Global visions, national interests -- "America's lifeline to Africa" -- From open door to open sky -- Mass air travel and the routes of the Cold War -- The jet age and the limits of American power -- Conclusion : "Empires rise and empires fall"
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