... The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age

by Walter A. McDougall

Hardcover, 1985

Status

Available

Publication

Basic Books, (1985)

Description

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in History for 1986, this highly acclaimed study approaches the space race as a problem in comparative public policy. Drawing on exhaustive research, author and ORBIS editor Walter A. McDougall examines U.S., European, and Soviet space programs and their politics. 25 illustrations.

User reviews

LibraryThing member tungsten_peerts
By no means light reading, this book is a superb, careful look at a complex time. The devil is in the details.

Language

Original language

English

Barcode

10425
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