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By Peter Adey

ISBN-10: 140518261X

ISBN-13: 9781405182614

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ISBN-13: 9781405182621

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This theoretically expert study explores what the improvement and transformation of air shuttle has intended for societies and individuals.

  • Brings jointly a few interdisciplinary techniques in the direction of the aeroplane and its relation to society
  • Presents an unique conception that our societies are aerial societies, or 'aerealities', and exhibits how we're either enabled and threatened via aerial mobility
  • Features a sequence of unique overseas case stories which map the heritage of aviation over the last century - from the guarantees of early flight, to global warfare II bombing campaigns, and to the increase of overseas terrorism today
  • Demonstrates the transformational means of air delivery to form societies, our bodies and person identities
  • Offers startling ancient facts and impressive new rules approximately how the social and fabric areas of the aeroplane are thought of within the smooth era

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