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The Resource Fordlandia : the rise and fall of Henry Ford's forgotten jungle city, Greg Grandin

Fordlandia : the rise and fall of Henry Ford's forgotten jungle city, Greg Grandin

Label
Fordlandia : the rise and fall of Henry Ford's forgotten jungle city
Title
Fordlandia
Title remainder
the rise and fall of Henry Ford's forgotten jungle city
Statement of responsibility
Greg Grandin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • The story of the auto magnate's attempt to recreate small-town America, along with a rubber plantation, in the heart of the Amazon details the clash between Ford and the jungle and its inhabitants, as the tycoon attempted to force his will on the naturalworld
  • The stunning, never-before-told story of the quixotic attempt to recreate small-town America in the heart of the Amazon, "Fordlandia" depicts a desperate quest to salvage the bygone America that the Ford factory system did much to dispatch
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grandin, Greg
Dewey number
307.76/8098115
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
NC1440L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
F2651.F55
LC item number
G72 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fordlândia (Brazil)
  • Planned communities
  • Rubber plantations
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Ford, Henry
  • Brazil
Label
Fordlandia : the rise and fall of Henry Ford's forgotten jungle city, Greg Grandin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [373]-398) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 416 pages
Isbn
9780312429621
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008049642
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocn276930372
  • 496117
Label
Fordlandia : the rise and fall of Henry Ford's forgotten jungle city, Greg Grandin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [373]-398) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 416 pages
Isbn
9780312429621
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008049642
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocn276930372
  • 496117

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