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The Airplane in American Culture

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Published by University of Michigan Press .
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    Subjects:
  • Aircraft: general interest,
  • American history,
  • Popular culture,
  • Multicultural Nonfiction,
  • Social Science,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • USA,
  • Aviation - History,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • United States - General,
  • Social Science / Popular Culture,
  • Aeronautics,
  • Airplanes,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7633518M
    ISBN 100472098330
    ISBN 109780472098330


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