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The rarified air of the modern : airplanes and technological modernity in the Andes / Willie Hiatt.

Author:
Hiatt, Willie [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Description:
1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Summary note:
This study examines technology, modern identity, and history-making in Peru by telling the story of the surprising success of Peruvian pilots in European aviation competitions in 1910, and how their achievements generated great optimism that this new technology could lift the country out of its self-perceived backwardness.
Notes:
Previously issued in print: 2016.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Source of description:
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on September 5, 2016).
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
Oxford scholarship online.
ISBN:
9780190248932 (ebook) :
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