• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Air Travel

  • By: Hugh Somerville
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The history of aviation is at the heart of the ever-expanding global communications network. The technology developed from kite flying and the use of hot air military balloons in China in the third century CE, through the designs of Leonardo da ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles