Blue Sky Metropolis : The Aerospace Century in Southern California, Hardback Book

Blue Sky Metropolis : The Aerospace Century in Southern California Hardback

Edited by Peter J. Westwick, William Deverell

Part of the Western Histories series


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.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 290 pages, 24 b/w photographs
  • Publisher: Huntington Library Press,US
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  • Category: History of the Americas
  • ISBN: 9780873282499



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