Airborne Dreams

Airborne Dreams

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

An account of Pan Am s Nisei stewardess program (1955aa€“1972), through which the airline hired Japanese American (and later other Asian and Asian American) stewardesses, ostensibly for their Asian-language skills.Some worked for other airlines (for smaller airlines before their Pan Am hire; or more typically, United Airlines from 1986, or Delta ... and the beginning of the Jet Age, and flew with other airlines as flight attendants under the changed conditions of deregulation after 1978. ... Pan Am Stewardess Next Door: Uniforms and Uniformity Let me begin by quoting a training manual from the 1950s, entitled a€œYou Areanbsp;...

Title:Airborne Dreams
Author:Christine Reiko Yano
Publisher:Duke University Press - 2011-01-25


You Must CONTINUE and create a free account to access unlimited downloads & streaming