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Making Jet Engines in World War II: Britain, Germany, and the United States

 

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Making Jet Engines in World War II: Britain, Germany, and the United States

Hermione Giffard


Making jet engines sets out a new account of the central features of invention in the twentieth-century. It shows the consequences of the proposed model by giving a radically new history of the jet engine’s earliest years in Germany, Britain and the United States. By beginning with production, the book’s very structure challenges the traditional way of telling stories of invention. A key change that the book makes is to focus on production and on industry ... Read more

 

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