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Empire of the Air - a book by Van Vleck, Jenifer

Empire of the Air

Aviation and the American Ascendancy

Empire of the Air( )
Author: Van Vleck, Jenifer
Publication Date:Nov 2013
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $47.50
Book Description:

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.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / Aviation
Technology & Engineering / Military Science
Transportation / Aviation / Commercial
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.24 x 9.36 x 1.258 Inches
Book Weight:1.566 Pounds

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