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The Resource Wings : a history of aviation from kites to the space age, Tom D. Crouch

Wings : a history of aviation from kites to the space age, Tom D. Crouch

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Wings : a history of aviation from kites to the space age
Title
Wings
Title remainder
a history of aviation from kites to the space age
Statement of responsibility
Tom D. Crouch
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A narrative history of the development of human flight discusses how the enthusiasm of various amateurs gave way to the aviation industry, citing the periods of setback and danger that marked the achievements of numerous flight pioneers
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
209042
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crouch, Tom D
Dewey number
629.13009
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Aeronautics
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a history of aviation from kites to the space age
Label
Wings : a history of aviation from kites to the space age, Tom D. Crouch
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [677]-690) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foundation stories -- Taking to the air -- The world takes wing, 1904-1909 -- From experiment to industry, 1909-1914 -- Into the fight: the airplane at war, 1914-1918 -- Laying the foundation, 1919-1927 -- Big business, 1927-1935 -- The roar of the crowd, 1927-1939 -- Revolutions in the sky, 1926-1941 -- Setting the stage, 1929-1939 -- Battles in the sky, 1939-1945 -- Toward new horizons -- From aviation to aerospace, 1945-2003 -- Cold war, hot war -- A world in the air, 1945-2003
Control code
467742
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 725 pages
Isbn
9780393057676
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2003016110
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393057676
  • (Sirsi) ADL-9195
Label
Wings : a history of aviation from kites to the space age, Tom D. Crouch
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [677]-690) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foundation stories -- Taking to the air -- The world takes wing, 1904-1909 -- From experiment to industry, 1909-1914 -- Into the fight: the airplane at war, 1914-1918 -- Laying the foundation, 1919-1927 -- Big business, 1927-1935 -- The roar of the crowd, 1927-1939 -- Revolutions in the sky, 1926-1941 -- Setting the stage, 1929-1939 -- Battles in the sky, 1939-1945 -- Toward new horizons -- From aviation to aerospace, 1945-2003 -- Cold war, hot war -- A world in the air, 1945-2003
Control code
467742
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 725 pages
Isbn
9780393057676
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2003016110
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393057676
  • (Sirsi) ADL-9195

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