Frontiers for the American Century : Outer Space, Antarctica, and Cold War Nationalism
By James Spiller, College at Brockport Assistant Provost and faculty member.
"Space and Antarctic exploration were the most dramatic endeavors of the Cold War. Employing the latest science and technology to explore the remaining frontiers, these programs were designed to stimulate an American century of freedom and prosperity for humankind. However, these programs came to represent distinctive aspects of the ideal U.S. leadership of the 'Free World.' Frontiers for the American Century : Outer Space, Antarctica, and Cold War Nationalism by James Spiller explores the cultural politics, nationalism, and history that led these programs to different paths of celestial pioneering and environmental guardianship"
xii, 269 pages : black & white illustrations ; 22 cm.
New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Series: Palgrave studies in the history of science and technology
History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | United States History
Spiller, James, "Frontiers for the American Century : Outer Space, Antarctica, and Cold War Nationalism" (2015). Brockport Bookshelf. 380.