Empire of the Air

Empire of the Air

Aviation and the American Ascendancy

eBook - 2013
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Jenifer Van Vleck's Empire of the Air reveals the central role commercial aviation played in the U.S. ascent to global preeminence in the twentieth century, as the federal government partnered with the aviation industry to deliver American power across the globe and sell the idea of the "American Century" to the public at home and abroad.
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2013.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (370 pages, 22 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, map


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