Frontiers for the American Century (Innbundet)

Outer Space, Antarctica, and Cold War Nationalism

Serie: Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2015
Antall sider: 269
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology
ISBN/EAN: 9781137507860
Kategori: Historie og Teknologi, transport og landbruk
Omtale Frontiers for the American Century
This book compares the cultural politics of the U.S. space and Antarctic programs during the Cold War. It analyzes how culturally salient terms, especially the nationalist motif of the frontier, were used to garner public support for these strategic initiatives and, more generally, United States internationalism during this period.

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