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The Resource Birdmen : the Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the battle to control the skies, Lawrence Goldstone

Birdmen : the Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the battle to control the skies, Lawrence Goldstone

Label
Birdmen : the Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the battle to control the skies
Title
Birdmen
Title remainder
the Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the battle to control the skies
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence Goldstone
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the life-risking rivalry between the Wright Brothers and machinist Glenn Hammond Curtiss, assessing how their patent war shaped early aviation and ultimately cost one of the men his life
Summary
Explores the life-risking rivalry between the Wright Brothers and machinist Glenn Hammond Curtiss, assessing how their patent war shaped early aviation and ultimately cost one of the men his life
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10304616
Cataloging source
PSt/DLC
Dewey number
629.13/0092/273
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL521
LC item number
.G568 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the Wright brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the battle to control the skies
Label
Birdmen : the Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the battle to control the skies, Lawrence Goldstone
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-404) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fulcrum -- Highway in the sky -- Men in the dunes -- To kitty hawk -- Sophomore slump -- Gas bag -- Where no man had gone before -- Patent pioneering -- The vagaries of the marketplace -- The inexorable progression of knowledge -- The first Brazilian aloft -- Langley's legacy -- Closing fast -- Vindication -- Orville and Selfridge -- The toast of France -- Trading punches -- Best-laid plans -- Bowing to the inevitable -- Team sports -- Mavericks -- Faster, steeper, higher -- War birds -- Owning the sky -- The wages of righteousness -- The romance of death -- A reluctant steward -- A wisp of victory -- The grip of the spotlight -- The death of innocence
Control code
21042113
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 428 pages
Isbn
9780345538031
Isbn Type
(trade : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014001424
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
9780345538031
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn869806800
  • (OCoLC)869806800
Label
Birdmen : the Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the battle to control the skies, Lawrence Goldstone
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-404) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fulcrum -- Highway in the sky -- Men in the dunes -- To kitty hawk -- Sophomore slump -- Gas bag -- Where no man had gone before -- Patent pioneering -- The vagaries of the marketplace -- The inexorable progression of knowledge -- The first Brazilian aloft -- Langley's legacy -- Closing fast -- Vindication -- Orville and Selfridge -- The toast of France -- Trading punches -- Best-laid plans -- Bowing to the inevitable -- Team sports -- Mavericks -- Faster, steeper, higher -- War birds -- Owning the sky -- The wages of righteousness -- The romance of death -- A reluctant steward -- A wisp of victory -- The grip of the spotlight -- The death of innocence
Control code
21042113
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 428 pages
Isbn
9780345538031
Isbn Type
(trade : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014001424
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
9780345538031
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn869806800
  • (OCoLC)869806800

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