Cold War Laboratory: RAND, the Air Force, and the American State, 1945-1950

Cold War Laboratory: RAND, the Air Force, and the American State, 1945-1950

by Martin J. Collins

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781588340863
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date: 11/17/2002
Series: Smithsonian Hist Avtn Spaceflt Series
Pages: 275
Product dimensions: 6.29(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.02(d)

About the Author

Martin J. Collins has written and edited many books, including Space Race: The U.S.-U.S.S.R. Competition to Reach the Moon. He is a curator in the Space History Division at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 1. "A Long-Haired Air Force?": Henry Arnold, Edward Bowles, and Planning for Science and Technology Chapter 3 2. "Two Assignments Inextricably Related": The RAND Contract and Adapting the Military for Science and Technology Chapter 4 3. Bowles and the Corporate Ideal: The Associationalist Vision Seen and Lost Chapter 5 4. Reshaping RAND: Air Warfare as a Domain of Research Chapter 6 5. The Strategic Bombing System Analysis: Science and the Cold War State Chapter 7 Conclusion

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