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Who Owns the Sky?

The Struggle to Control Airspace from the Wright Brothers On

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674030824

Publication Date: 11/30/2008


360 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

15 halftones


  • List of Illustrations
  • Introduction
  • 1. A Momentous Problem
  • 2. An Aerial Territory
  • 3. The Peculiar Beauties of the Common Law
  • 4. A Uniform Law
  • 5. Interstate Commerce in the Air
  • 6. Landowners against the Aviation Industry
  • 7. The Rise and Fall of Air Law
  • 8. William Douglas Has the Last Word
  • 9. Sovereignty in Space
  • 10. Technological Change and Legal Change
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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