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The Resource American Women and Flight since 1940

American Women and Flight since 1940

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American Women and Flight since 1940
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American Women and Flight since 1940
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eng
Summary
Women run wind tunnel experiments, direct air traffic, and fabricate airplanes. American women have been involved with flight from the beginning, but until 1940, most people believed women could not fly, that Amelia Earhart was an exception to the rule. World War II changed everything. ""It is on the record thatwomen can fly as well as men, "" stated General Henry H. Arnold, commanding general of the Army Air Forces. The question became ""Should women fly?"" Deborah G. Douglas tells the story of this ongoing debate and its impact on American history. From Jackie Cochran, whose perseverance led
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
American Women and Flight since 1940
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American Women and Flight since 1940
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt130jjq5
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I: Can Women Fly? American Women in Aviation during World War II; 1. Students and Teachers, Clubs and Colleges: Women in Civilian Aviation Organizations; 2. Coffee, Grease, Blueprints, and Rivets: Women at Work in the Aviation Industry; 3. Daughters of Minerva: Military Women in Aviation; 4. Nieces of Uncle Sam: The Women's Airforce Service Pilots; PART II: Should Women Fly? American Women in Aviation during the Second Half of the Twentieth Century; 5. Demobilization and the Postwar Transition: 1945-1949
  • 6. ""The Feminine Mystique"" and Aviation: The 1950s7. The Impact of the Women's Rights Movement: The 1960s; 8. Women with the ""Right Stuff"": The 1970s; 9. Captains of Industry, Airlines, and the Military: 1980-1992; 10. New World Order? 1992-2000; Epilogue; Appendices: Statistics for American Women and Flight; Notes; Glossary of Abbreviations; A; B; C; D; F; I; M; N; P; R; S; T; U; W; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y
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1 online resource (372 pages)
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9780813148298
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computer
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rdamedia
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remote

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