The Enterprise of Flight: The American Aviation and Aerospace Industry

The Enterprise of Flight: The American Aviation and Aerospace Industry

by Roger E. Bilstein

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560989646
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date: 09/17/2001
Series: Smithsonian History of Aviation and Spaceflight Series Series
Pages: 300
Sales rank: 1,244,472
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Roger E. Bilstein is Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. He is the author of seven previous books on aviation and the aerospace industry.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 1. The Flamboyant Years, 1900-1919 Chapter 3 2. Outlines of an Industry, 1919-1933 Chapter 4 3. Aviation and Airpower, 1933-1945 Chapter 5 4. Cold War Responses, 1945-1969 Chapter 6 5. Rockets and Space, 1926-1969 Chapter 7 6. Airlines and Light Planes, 1945-1969 Chapter 8 7. Changing Horizons, 1970s/1980s Chapter 9 8. Global Perspectives, 1980s/1990s Chapter 10 9. Twenty-First-Century Transitions Chapter 11 Appendix Chapter 12 Chronology

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