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Author Fallows, James M.

Title China airborne / James Fallows.

Publication Info. New York : Pantheon Books, [2012]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  387.70951 FAL    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  387.7095 FAL    AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 268 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the flight to Zhuhai -- This is going to be big -- Getting off the ground -- The men from Boeing -- The Chinese master plan -- An airport in the wilderness -- An American dream, turned Chinese -- China's own Boeing -- The environmental consequences of aviation -- The tensions inside China -- The Chinese model, airborne.
Summary Evaluates China's plan to rival America as a leading aerospace power, revealing the nation's considerable investments in airports and airplane construction while making recommendations for how the United States should respond.
Subject Aeronautics -- China.
Aeronautics, Commercial -- China.
Aerospace industries -- China.
China -- Economic conditions -- 2000-
ISBN 9780375422119

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