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

Book
  • ISBN: 9780805082364
  • ISBN: 0805082360
  • Physical Description: xii, 416 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books, 2009.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library 332.042 GRANDIN 34510010614681 Non-Fiction Available -

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [373]-398) and index.
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Greg Grandin is the author of Fordlandia, Empire's Workshop, The Last Colonial Massacre, and the award-winning The Blood of Guatemala. An associate professor of Latin American history at New York University, and a Guggenheim fellow, Grandin has served on the United Nations Truth Commission investigating the Guatemalan Civil War and has written for the Los Angeles Times, The Nation, The New Statesman, and The New York Times.

Subject: Ford, Henry, 1863-1947 > Political and social views.
Ford Motor Company > Influence > History > 20th century.
Planned communities > Brazil > History > 20th century.
Rubber plantations > Brazil > Fordlándia > History > 20th century.
International finance.
Financial crises.
Globalization > Economic aspects.
International economic relations.
Fordlandia (Brazil) > History.
Brazil > Civilization > American influences > History > 20th century.

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