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Sky as Frontier: Adventure, Aviation, and Empire

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The airplane changed the course of history. Above all, it changed the history of the United States. When the Wright brothers invented their flying machine, Americans lived in a nation of two dimensions, circumscribed by lines drawn on a conventional map. A century later, their nation existed--in fact, reigned--in three dimensions. Two million Americans slipped the surly bonds of earth daily, carried aloft by aircraft operating in every part of the world. The airplane turned the sky into a new domain of human activity, a ...

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Sky as Frontier: Adventure, Aviation, and Empire
2004, Texas A&M University Press

ISBN-13: 9781585444199

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Sky as Frontier: Adventure, Aviation, and Empire
2004, Texas A&M University Press

ISBN-13: 9781585443840

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