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The heavens and the earth : a political history of the space age

Author: Walter A McDougall
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.
Series: ACLS Humanities E-Book (Series)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Johns Hopkins paperbacks edView all editions and formats
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McDougall covers the first twenty-five years of space travel, from Sputnick to the Pioneer 10, including the industry surrounding space exploration, political machinations relevant to the Cold War, and social effects from an age where "the heavens" were transformed into "outer space."
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McDougall, Walter A., 1946-
Heavens and the earth.
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997
(DLC) 97016876
(OCoLC)36800636
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Walter A McDougall
OCLC Number: 988769388
Notes: Originally published: New York : Basic Books, ©1985.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2017. MiAaHDL
Awards: Pulitzer Prize in History, 1986.
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 555 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Series Title: ACLS Humanities E-Book (Series)
Responsibility: Walter A. McDougall.

Abstract:

McDougall covers the first twenty-five years of space travel, from Sputnick to the Pioneer 10, including the industry surrounding space exploration, political machinations relevant to the Cold War, and social effects from an age where "the heavens" were transformed into "outer space."

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