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

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Albany Main Library 307.76 GRAND (Text) IALBO02286776- Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780805082364
  • ISBN: 0805082360
  • Physical Description: xii, 416 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books, 2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [373]-398) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I: Many things otherwise inexplicable -- Part II: Lord Ford -- Part III: Rubber Rouge.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Fordlândia (Brazil) > History.
Planned communities > Brazil > History > 20th century.
Rubber plantations > Brazil > Fordlândia > History > 20th century.
Ford Motor Company > Influence > History > 20th century.
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 > Political and social views.
Brazil > Civilization > American influences > History > 20th century.

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