Blue Sky Metropolis The Aerospace Century in Southern California
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Description: Why did Southern California become the aerospace capital of the world? What were the consequences of this development for the region, for the nation, and for aerospace itself? Featuring essays by a multidisciplinary group of leading scholars and writers, this volume investigates the intersection of aerospace and Southern California through the lenses of anthropology, history of science and technology, labor, business, ethnicity and gender, architecture, and the environment.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 6/4/2012
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
|Photoessay: An Album of Early Southern California Aviation|
|The Human Element|
|Lost in Aerospace|
|Cold Warrior's Daughter|
|Robert E. Gross and the Rise of Lockheed: The Creative Tension between Engineering and Finance|
|Los Angeles Aircraft Workers and the Consolidation of Cold War Politics|
|The Vanishing Act: Stealth Airplanes and Cold War Southern California|
|Spaces for the Space Age: William Pereira's Aerospace Modernism|
|Aerospace and Hollywood: How Computer Animation Went from Space to Cineplex|
|From L5 to X Prize: California's Alternative Space Movement|
|Engineering a New Space: Chinese American Scientists and Engineers in Aerospace in Southern California|
|The Air Force and the Chumash: The "Curse of Slick-6"|
|Aerospace in the Rest of California: The View from Silicon Valley|
|Blueprinting the Regional City: The Urban and Environmental Legacies of the Air Industry in Southern California|
|Selected Bibliography on Southern California Aerospace|