To Conquer the Air : The Wright Brothers and the Great Race for Flight

To Conquer the Air : The Wright Brothers and the Great Race for Flight

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 348 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780684856889
  • DDC分類 629.130092273

Table of Contents

Prologue Decoration Day, 1899                      1  (192)
Chapter One "The Edge of Wonder" 7 (29)
Chapter Two "A Slight Possibility" 36 (21)
Chapter Three "Some Practical Experiments" 57 (31)
Chapter Four "Truth and Error Intimately 88 (27)
Mixed"
Chapter Five "The Possibility of Exactness" 115 (17)
Chapter Six "A Thousand Glides" 132 (37)
Chapter Seven "Our Turn to Throw" 169 (24)
Interlude 193 (165)
Chapter Eight "What Hath God Wrought?" 204 (17)
Chapter Nine "The Clean Air of the Heavens" 221(25)
Chapter Ten "A Flying Machine at Anchor" 246(28)
Chapter Eleven "A World of Trouble" 274 (26)
Chapter Twelve "The Light on Glory's Plume" 300 (27)
Chapter Thirteen "The Greatest Courage and 327(31)
Achievements"
Epilogue 358 (9)
Acknowledgments 367 (4)
Notes 371 (38)
A Note on Sources 409 (6)
Index 415

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Prologue: THE ADORATION 1 (8)
Chapter One: "SUSPICION AGAINST EVERY KIND OF 9 (22)
AUTHORITY"
Chapter Two: "CONSISTENCY AND SIMPLICITY" 31 (15)
Chapter Three: "THIS 'GREAT EPOCH"' 46 (20)
Chapter Four: "ALL THE LOATHSOME NONSENSE" 66 (15)
Chapter Five: "UNNECESSARY ERUDITION" 81 (15)
Chapter Six: "MY GRANDEST DREAMS HAVE COME TRUE" 96 (19)
Chapter Seven: "IS THE OLD JEHOVAH STILL ALIVE?" 115(14)
Chapter Eight: "I HAVE BECOME FAR MORE TOLERANT" 129(12)
Chapter Nine: "SLAVERY MADE TO APPEAR CIVILIZED" 141(17)
Chapter Ten: "A NEGATION OF SUPERSTITION" 158(18)
Chapter Eleven: "I PREFER TO STRING ALONG WITH 176(17)
MY COUNTRYMAN, JESUS CHRIST"
Chapter Twelve: "SOME KIND OF HIGH-PLACED RED" / 193(15)
Chapter Thirteen: "A STATE OF MIND ... AKIN TO 208(10)
THAT OF A ... LOVER"
Chapter Fourteen:" ST. FRAN cis EINSTEIN" 218(20)
Chapter Fifteen: "GROW[ING] ANGRY WITH MY 238(25)
FELLOW MEN"
Chapter Sixteen: "THAT BUSINESS ABOUT CAUSALITY" 263 (25)
Chapter Seventeen: "A REICH GERMAN" 288 (18)
Chapter Eighteen: "A SINGULAR TENSION" 306 (20)
Chapter Nineteen: "I, AT ANY RATE, AM CONVINCED" 326 (21)
Chapter Twenty: "OUR NECESSARILY PRIMITIVE 347(20)
THINKING"
Chapter Twenty-one: "WHILE WOLVES WAIT OUTSIDE" 367(20)
Chapter Twenty-two: "WHO Is MARY PICKFORD?" 387 (16)
Chapter Twenty-three: "A BIRD OF PASSAGE" 403 (14)
Chapter Twenty-four: "As LONG AS I HAVE ANY 417 (16)
CHOICE IN THE MATTER"
NOTES 433 (28)
BIBLIOGRAPHY 461 (10)
PERMISSIONS 471 (2)
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 473 (4)
INDEX 477