Airships in International Affairs 1890 1940

This book analyzes the unique psychological appeal of the airship worldwide and shows how this appeal was exploited for ulterior political purposes.

Author: John Duggan

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 0333751280

Category: History

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This book analyzes the unique psychological appeal of the airship worldwide and shows how this appeal was exploited for ulterior political purposes. They were used by Count Zeppelin to advance German militarism, American Admiral Moffett to fight US Army aviation ambitions, British Lord Thomson to foster Socialism and strengthen Empire ties, Mussolini to promote Italian Fascism, Stalin to foster world Communism, and Hitler to promote Nazi ideology. As airships roamed worldwide, they carried these political influences with them.
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Airships in International Affairs 1890 1940

This book analyses the unique psychological appeal of the airship worldwide and shows how this appeal was exploited for ulterior political purposes.

Author: J. Duggan

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781403920096

Category: Political Science

Page: 275

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This book analyses the unique psychological appeal of the airship worldwide and shows how this appeal was exploited for ulterior political purposes. They were used by Count Zeppelin to advance German militarism, American Admiral Moffett to fight US Army aviation ambitions, British Lord Thomson to foster Socialism and strengthen Empire ties, Mussolini to promote Italian Fascism, Stalin to foster world Communism, and Hitler to promote Nazi ideology. As airships roamed worldwide, so they carried these political influences with them.
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Die Strassmanns

Germany and the Airship, 1900–1939, Baltimore. ... Duggan, John/Meyer, Henry Cord, 2001, Airships in International Affairs, 18901940, New York.

Author: Wolfgang Paul Strassmann

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 9783593380346

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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Die Familiengeschichte nimmt ihren Ausgang im polnischen Rawicz, von wo aus 4 Brüder nach Berlin zogen, wo sie eine berühmte Ärztedynastie gründeten. Die Nachkommen setzten deren Lebenswerk fort, bis die Nazis an die Macht kamen.
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International Encyclopedia of Military History

Umberto Nolilie met with disaster when his Italia, a semi-rigid airship, hit ice in dense fog and crashed ... Airships in International Affairs, 1890-1940.

Author: James C. Bradford

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135950347

Category: Reference

Page: 1600

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With its impressive breadth of coverage – both geographically and chronologically – the International Encyclopedia of Military History is the most up-to-date and inclusive A-Z resource on military history. From uniforms and military insignia worn by combatants to the brilliant military leaders and tacticians who commanded them, the campaigns and wars to the weapons and equipment used in them, this international and multi-cultural two-volume set is an accessible resource combining the latest scholarship in the field with a world perspective on military history.
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The Flight of the Titan

... airship development, Lavenham Dalton, 1984 Clayden, Arthur William, Cloud Studies, London 1905 Duggan, John, Airships in International Affairs 18901940 ...

Author: George Rosie

Publisher: Birlinn

ISBN: 9780857905611

Category: History

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In the early hours of Thursday, July 10, 1919 hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers rushed out onto the streets and rooftops and gaped up into the sky as a great silver ship, hundreds of feet long, rolled slowly across the city. Restaurants, hotels, theatres and bars emptied as people took to the street to gaze upwards. The ship seemed to hover over the New York Times building in 42nd street before turning its bow to the east and heading off towards the Atlantic. New Yorkers had never seen anything like it. They were left to wonder as the thrum of the engines died away. But it was no alien visitation. The huge silver craft, bearing a lion rampant across its bow, was the Scottish-built airship R34 manned by a 30-strong crew of World War I veterans (and a stowaway cat). A few days earlier the R34 had made the first-ever east-west flight across the Atlantic against powerful head winds and electrical storms. The flight of the R34 was one of the great feats of British aviation and it has been shamefully forgotten - but there is a wealth of information out there. Some of it is in the diary kept by General Edward Maitland, which was later published, other material comes from the flight reports of the airship's officers, crew diaries, press interviews, and technical information buried in the National Archives in Kew and in the records of the royal Aeronautical Society and the New York Times. Weaving all of this together, George Rosie paints a vivid picture of the great feats of early 19th Century aviation and one of which Scotland should be immensely proud.
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The Global 1920s

Politics, economics and society Richard Carr, Bradley W. Hart ... H.C. (2001), Airships in International Affairs, 18901940, Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Author: Richard Carr

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317277866

Category: History

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The 1920s is often recognised as a decade of fascism, flappers and film. Covering the political, economic and social developments of the 1920s throughout the world, The Global 1920s takes an international and cross-cultural perspective on the critical changes and conditions that prevailed from roughly 1919 to 1930. With twelve chapters on themes including international diplomacy and the imperial powers, film and music, art and literature, women and society, democracy, fascism, and science and technology, this book explores both the ‘big’ questions of capitalism, class and communism on the one hand and the everyday experience of citizens around the globe on the other. Utilising archival sources throughout, it concludes with an extensive discussion of the circumstances surrounding the 1929 stock market crash and the onset of the Great Depression, the effects of which were felt worldwide. Covering topics from the oil boom in South America to the start of civil war in China, employment advances and setbacks for women across the globe, and the advent of radio and air travel, the authors provide a concise yet comprehensive overview of this turbulent decade. Containing illustrations and a selection of discussion questions at the end of each chapter, this book is valuable reading for students of the 1920s in global history.
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British Imperial Air Power

Airships in International Affairs, 18901940. New York: Palgrave, 2001. Edgerton, David. Britain's War Machine. London: Penguin Books, 2012.

Author: Alex M Spencer

Publisher: Purdue University Press

ISBN: 9781557539427

Category: History

Page: 318

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British Imperial Air Power examines the air defense of Australia and New Zealand during the interwar period. It also demonstrates the difficulty of applying new military aviation technology to the defense of the global Empire and provides insight into the nature of the political relationship between the Pacific Dominions and Britain. Following World War I, both Dominions sought greater independence in defense and foreign policy. Public aversion to military matters and the economic dislocation resulting from the war and later the Depression left little money that could be provided for their respective air forces. As a result, the Empire’s air services spent the entire interwar period attempting to create a strategy in the face of these handicaps. In order to survive, the British Empire’s military air forces offered themselves as a practical and economical third option in the defense of Britain’s global Empire, intending to replace the Royal Navy and British Army as the traditional pillars of imperial defense.
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The Strassmanns

Science, Politics and Migration in Turbulent Times (1793-1993) W. Paul Strassmann. ______. ... Airships in International Affairs, 18901940.

Author: W. Paul Strassmann

Publisher: Berghahn Books

ISBN: 9781845454166

Category: History

Page: 262

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Across six generations and two hundred years, this book tells the story of a German- Jewish family who emigrated from Rawicz, Poland, first to Prussian Berlin, and finally to America. In Berlin they found success in politics, medical science, theatre, and aviation and considered themselves German patriots. With the catastrophe of the First World War and its aftermath, they suffered rejection, threats, and persecution as their fellow citizens became unhinged by Nazism, forcing Strassmanns into exile abroad where they again made their mark and rebuilt successful careers. This book is populated by extraordinary characters, such as Wolfgang, the convicted revolutionary of 1848 who nevertheless led urban reform; by Ernst, who directed the only liberal anti-Nazi resistance movement; and by Antonie, a celebrated actress and transatlantic sports pilot. Strassmann highlights both the large-scale and the very personal dramas of this period in world history. The book is enhanced by many photographs, offering a fascinating document of the fate of a remarkable family.
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A History of Technoscience

79 Guillaume de Syon, Zeppelin: Germany and the Airship, 1900–1939 (Baltimore, ... Airships in International Affairs, 18901940 (New York: Palgrave, 2001).

Author: David F. Channell

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781351977418

Category: History

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Are science and technology independent of one another? Is technology dependent upon science, and if so, how is it dependent? Is science dependent upon technology, and if so how is it dependent? Or, are science and technology becoming so interdependent that the line dividing them has become totally erased? This book charts the history of technoscience from the late nineteenth century to the end of the twentieth century and shows how the military–industrial–academic complex and big science combined to create new examples of technoscience in such areas as the nuclear arms race, the space race, the digital age, and the new worlds of nanotechnology and biotechnology.
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Immersive Longform Storytelling

Journal of Media Business Studies 10 (4): 63–82. Coward, R. (2013). ... Airships in International Affairs, 1890- 1940. New York: Palgrave. Edison Research.

Author: David Dowling

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429948466

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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A deep dive into the world of online and multimedia longform storytelling, this book charts the renaissance in deep reading, viewing and listening associated with the literary mind, and the resulting implications of its rise in popularity. David O. Dowling argues that although developments in media technology have enabled the ascendance of nonfictional storytelling to new heights through new forms, it has done so at the peril of these intensely persuasive designs becoming deployed for commercial and political purposes. He shows how traditional boundaries separating genres and dividing editorial from advertising content have fallen with the rise of media hybridity, drawing attention to how the principle of an independent press can be reformulated for the digital ecosystem. Immersive Longform Storytelling is a compelling examination of storytelling, covering multimedia features, on-demand documentary television, branded digital documentaries, interactive online documentaries, and podcasting. This book’s focus on both form and effect makes it a fascinating read for scholars and academics interested in storytelling and the rise of new media.
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Empires of the Sky

Zeppelins, Airplanes, and Two Men's Epic Duel to Rule the World Alexander Rose. p. 139n. ... Airshipmen, Businessmen, and Politics, 18901940, p. 68. 9.

Author: Alexander Rose

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9780812989991

Category: History

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The Golden Age of Aviation is brought to life in this story of the giant Zeppelin airships that once roamed the sky—a story that ended with the fiery destruction of the Hindenburg. “[An] exhilarating history of the dawn of modern air travel.”—Publishers Weekly At the dawn of the twentieth century, when human flight was still considered an impossibility, Germany’s Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin vied with the Wright Brothers to build the world’s first successful flying machine. As the Wrights labored to invent the airplane, Zeppelin fathered the remarkable airship, sparking a bitter rivalry between the two types of aircraft and their innovators that would last for decades, in the quest to control one of humanity’s most inspiring achievements. And it was the airship—not the airplane—that led the way. In the glittery 1920s, the count’s brilliant protégé, Hugo Eckener, achieved undreamed-of feats of daring and skill, including the extraordinary Round-the-World voyage of the Graf Zeppelin. At a time when America’s airplanes—rickety deathtraps held together by glue, screws, and luck—could barely make it from New York to Washington, D.C., Eckener’s airships serenely traversed oceans without a single crash, fatality, or injury. What Charles Lindbergh almost died doing—crossing the Atlantic in 1927—Eckener had effortlessly accomplished three years before the Spirit of St. Louis even took off. Even as the Nazis sought to exploit Zeppelins for their own nefarious purposes, Eckener built his masterwork, the behemoth Hindenburg—a marvel of design and engineering. Determined to forge an airline empire under the new flagship, Eckener met his match in Juan Trippe, the ruthlessly ambitious king of Pan American Airways, who believed his fleet of next-generation planes would vanquish Eckener’s coming airship armada. It was a fight only one man—and one technology—could win. Countering each other’s moves on the global chessboard, each seeking to wrest the advantage from his rival, the struggle for mastery of the air was a clash not only of technologies but of business, diplomacy, politics, personalities, and the two men’s vastly different dreams of the future. Empires of the Sky is the sweeping, untold tale of the duel that transfixed the world and helped create our modern age.
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Zeppelin

Henry Cord Meyer , Airshipmen , Businessmen , and Politics , 1890-1940 ... The Airship in International Affairs ( New York : St. Martin's , 2001 ) ...

Author: Guillaume de Syon

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 0801886341

Category: History

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Six decades later, there is still a mystique surrounding these technological leviathans, one that Zeppelin! addresses with insight and wit.
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Article abstracts and citations of reviews and dissertations covering the United States and Canada.
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Air Empire

24 15 J. Duggan and H. C. Meyer , Airships in International Affairs , 18901940 ( Basingstoke , 2001 ) ; G. Meager , My Airship Flights , 1915–1930 ( London ...

Author: Gordon Pirie

Publisher: Studies in Imperialism (Hardco

ISBN: STANFORD:36105215323275

Category: History

Page: 249

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A fresh study of civil aviation as a tool of late British imperialism. It uses archival sources, biographies, industry magazines and newspapers to chronicle the disputed progress toward air empire.
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Air Warfare an International Encyclopedia A L

Airshipmen,Businessmen,and Politics, 18901940.Washington,DC: Smithsonian Institution Press,1991. Schütte,Johann,ed.Der Luftschiffbau Schütte-Lanz,1909–1925 ...

Author: Walter J. Boyne

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781576073452

Category: Aeronautics, Military

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Written by more than 100 international scholars and experts, this encyclopedia chronicles the individuals, equipment, and drama of nearly a century of aerial combat.
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Airways

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Airships in international affairs , 1890-1940 , by John Duggan and Henry Cord Meyer . Palgrave , 2001. 275p bibl index afp ISBN 0-333-75128-0 , $ 68.00 The ...

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