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Author Fritzsche, Peter
Title Nation of Fliers : German Aviation and the Popular Imagination
Imprint Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1992
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Descript 1 online resource (298 pages)
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Note Intro -- CONTENTS -- INTRODUCTION -- 1 GIANT AIRSHIPS AND WORLD POLITICS -- The Miracle at Echterdingen -- The Meaning of the Zeppelin Craze -- Popular Nationalism and the Zeppelin -- To a Place in the Sun -- The Zeppelin in Combat -- 2 THE IMAGE OF THE WAR ACE -- Building the Ace -- The Folklore of the Ace -- Chevalier of the Skies? -- 3 GLIDING AND THE REVIVAL OF NATIONALISM -- Origins -- The Discovery of Thermals -- Small Nationalist Republics -- 4 MODERNIST VISIONS, NATIONAL DREAMS -- The Spectacle -- The Century's New Person -- Germany Reenvisioned -- A Nature Subordinate? -- The Geopolitical Eye -- 5 THE NAZI DISCIPLINE OF AIRMINDEDNESS -- Airmindedness and Community -- Educating an Airminded Generation -- Civilian Mobilization and Civil Defense -- ABBREVIATIONS -- NOTES -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX
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Link Print version: Fritzsche, Peter Nation of Fliers : German Aviation and the Popular Imagination Cambridge : Harvard University Press,c1992 9780674601215
Subject Aeronautics -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.;Aerospace engineering -- Germany -- History -- 20th century
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