The American Aviation Experience: A History / Edition 3

The American Aviation Experience: A History / Edition 3

by Tim Brady
     
 

ISBN-10: 0809323710

ISBN-13: 9780809323715

Pub. Date: 12/01/2000

Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press

This book is designed to be a primary text for courses in aviation history and development and aviation in America.

The seventeen chapters in The American Aviation Experience: A History range chronologically from ancient times through the Wright brothers through both world wars, culminating with the development of the U.S. space program. Contributors

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This book is designed to be a primary text for courses in aviation history and development and aviation in America.

The seventeen chapters in The American Aviation Experience: A History range chronologically from ancient times through the Wright brothers through both world wars, culminating with the development of the U.S. space program. Contributors also cover balloons and dirigibles, African American pioneers in aviation, and women in aviation. These essayists—leading scholars in the field—present the history of aviation mainly from an American perspective.

The American Aviation Experience includes 335 black-and-white photographs, two maps, and an appendix, “Leonardo da Vinci and the Science of Flight.”.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780809323715
Publisher:
Southern Illinois University Press
Publication date:
12/01/2000
Edition description:
1st Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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