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Heroes Without Legacy

ISBN 10 : NWU:35556022384432
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"Aside from Amelia Earhart, America's earliest airwomen and their achievements remain largely unknown to the public. While enjoying widespread media attention in the twenties, thir..


The Airplane In American Culture

ISBN 10 : 0472068334
ISBN 13 : 9780472068333

A fascinating account of America's relationship with the airplane..


Right Stuff Wrong Sex

ISBN 10 : 0801883946
ISBN 13 : 9780801883941

Margaret Weitekamp traces the rise and fall of the Lovelace Woman in Space program within the context of the cold war and the thriving women's aviation culture of the 1950s, showin..


Flying For Her Country

ISBN 10 : 0275994341
ISBN 13 : 9780275994341

American and Russian women served vailantly as pilots during the Second World War, in spite of gender discrimination and the lack of postwar aviation opportunities...


Women In British Imperial Airspace

ISBN 10 : 9780773560512
ISBN 13 : 0773560513

Using a wealth of archival material, including government documents, Liz Millward investigates the very idea of airspace. She maps the contours of five forms of civilian airspace -..


Dreams Of Flight

ISBN 10 : 1585442577
ISBN 13 : 9781585442577

A sweeping history of American aviation assesses the technology required to make flight possible and describes the various forms this technology has taken over the first century of..


Reconsidering A Century Of Flight

ISBN 10 : 0807854883
ISBN 13 : 9780807854884

Contains twelve essays in which leading aerospace historians consider the role of aviation in the twentieth century, exploring topics related to innovation and the technology of fl..


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