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作者 Van Vleck, Jenifer, 1974-
書名 Empire of the air : aviation and the American ascendancy / Jenifer Van Vleck
出版項 Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2013
國際標準書號 9780674050945 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780674726246 (e-book)
說明 1 online resource (401 pages) : illustrations
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附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
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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Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Van Vleck, Jenifer. Empire of the air : aviation and the American ascendancy. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2013 370 pages 9780674050945 (DLC)17571040
主題 Pan American World Airways, Inc. -- History
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Aeronautics, Commercial -- Political aspects -- United States
Aeronautics, Commercial -- Social aspects -- United States
Aeronautics and state -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Globalization
United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century
Electronic books
Alt Title Aviation and the American ascendancy
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