Readership: Those interested in postwar American culture, including the counterculture, environmentalism, and technology
Matthew D. Tribbe, Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut
Matthew D. Tribbe is a Visiting Assistant Professor of History at the University of Connecticut.
Part I: On Talking about Apollo
Ch 1: "The Message of the Spirit of Apollo": Commonplace Reactions
Ch 2: The Nihilism of the WASPs: Norman Mailer in NASA-Land
Part II: On Mastering the University
Ch 3: Apollo and the "Human Condition"
Ch 4: The Thunder of Apollo: A Benevolent Endeavor in a Century of Brutality
Part III: On Rationalism and Neo-Romanticism
Ch 5: Turning a Miracle into a Bummer: Squareland, Potland, and the Psychedelic Moon
Ch 6: "God is Alive, Magic is Afoot": Moon Voyaging in the Neo-Romantic 1970s
Conclusion: In the Wake of Apollo