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Invisible Wings: An Annotated Bibliography on Blacks in Aviation, 1916-1993

Betty Kaplan Gubert

Published by Greenwood Press
ISBN 10: 0313285535 / ISBN 13: 9780313285530
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Title: Invisible Wings: An Annotated Bibliography ...

Publisher: Greenwood Press

Binding: Hardcover

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Hardcover. 312 pages. Dimensions: 9.6in. x 6.5in. x 1.1in.Invisible WingS and Lt;i is the only reference book on Blacks in aviation. More than 1, 600 entries give the bibliography the scope and length that will enable scholars, researchers, and students to delve into this little studied aspect of the Black experience. This annotated bibliography includes citations on pilots, flight attendants, air traffic controllers, mechanics, doctors, engineers, scientists, astronauts, and others whose achievements in aeronautics, commerical and military, are unrecognized. The first four chapters highlight the major figures, and the next five chapters annotate books and articles on airlines, Chicago, discrimination, history, and women. The work covers three quarters of the twentieth century from 1916 to 1993, with one of the earliest articles describing the worlds first Black pilot, Eugene J. Bullard, and one of the most recent covering the first African American in space, Guion S. Bluford. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780313285530

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Invisible Wings is the only reference book on Blacks in aviation. More than 1,600 entries give the bibliography the scope and length that will enable scholars, researchers, and students to delve into this little studied aspect of the Black experience. This annotated bibliography includes citations on pilots, flight attendants, air traffic controllers, mechanics, doctors, engineers, scientists, astronauts, and others whose achievements in aeronautics, commerical and military, are unrecognized. The first four chapters highlight the major figures, and the next five chapters annotate books and articles on airlines, Chicago, discrimination, history, and women. The work covers three quarters of the twentieth century from 1916 to 1993, with one of the earliest articles describing the world's first Black pilot, Eugene J. Bullard, and one of the most recent covering the first African American in space, Guion S. Bluford.

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This bibliography of over 1,600 entries is unique in the fields of Black Studies and aviation history. The citations, from 1916 to 1993, cover hundreds of people, organizations, and events in aeronautics concerning Blacks. Information on social history is available as well, since subjects include, among others, airlines, discrimination, history, and women.

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