The Resource Air empire : British imperial civil aviation, 1919-39, Gordon Pirie

Air empire : British imperial civil aviation, 1919-39, Gordon Pirie

Label
Air empire : British imperial civil aviation, 1919-39
Title
Air empire
Title remainder
British imperial civil aviation, 1919-39
Statement of responsibility
Gordon Pirie
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
'Air Empire' is a fresh study of civil aviation as a tool of late British imperialism. It uses archival sources, biographies, industry magazines and newspapers to chronicle the disputed progress toward air empire
Member of
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pirie, Gordon H.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HE9843.A3
LC item number
P57 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies in imperialism
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Imperial Airways
  • Aeronautics, Commercial
  • Aeronautics and state
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Label
Air empire : British imperial civil aviation, 1919-39, Gordon Pirie
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Pt. 1. Looking up -- Ideas and initiatives -- Empire airway pioneering -- Conferring and agitating -- Pt. 2. Talking up -- Organising Empire civil aviation -- Route reconnaissance -- Propagating empire aviation -- Pt. 3. Holding up -- Trunk route development -- Route organisation -- Eastern crescent -- African arc -- Pt. 4. Shoring up -- Arguing about Imperial Airways -- Reconfiguring Empire aviation -- Transformation -- Conclusion
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 249 p.
Isbn
9780719041112
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • 3755837-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3755837
  • (Sirsi) o432407087
  • (OCoLC)432407087
Label
Air empire : British imperial civil aviation, 1919-39, Gordon Pirie
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Pt. 1. Looking up -- Ideas and initiatives -- Empire airway pioneering -- Conferring and agitating -- Pt. 2. Talking up -- Organising Empire civil aviation -- Route reconnaissance -- Propagating empire aviation -- Pt. 3. Holding up -- Trunk route development -- Route organisation -- Eastern crescent -- African arc -- Pt. 4. Shoring up -- Arguing about Imperial Airways -- Reconfiguring Empire aviation -- Transformation -- Conclusion
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 249 p.
Isbn
9780719041112
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • 3755837-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3755837
  • (Sirsi) o432407087
  • (OCoLC)432407087

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