Aerial Life: Spaces, Mobilities, Affects
May 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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This theoretically informed research explores what the development and transformation of air travel has meant for societies and individuals.
- Brings together a number of interdisciplinary approaches towards the aeroplane and its relation to society
- Presents an original theory that our societies are aerial societies, or 'aerealities', and shows how we are both enabled and threatened by aerial mobility
- Features a series of detailed international case studies which map the history of aviation over the past century - from the promises of early flight, to World War II bombing campaigns, and to the rise of international terrorism today
- Demonstrates the transformational capacity of air transport to shape societies, bodies and individual identities
- Offers startling historical evidence and bold new ideas about how the social and material spaces of the aeroplane are considered in the modern era
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