Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City

┩ Uses of text Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City ▣ Author Greg Grandin ◙ ┩ Uses of text Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City ▣ Author Greg Grandin ◙ The stunning, never before told story of the quixotic attempt to recreate small town America in the heart of the In 1927, Henry Ford, the richest man in the world, bought a tract of land twice the size of Delaware in the Brazilian His intention was to grow rubber, but the project rapidly evolved into a ambitious bid to export America itself, along with its golf courses, ice cream shops, bandstands, indoor plumbing, and Model Ts rolling down broad streets Fordlandia, as the settlement was called, quickly became the site of an epic clash On one side was the car magnate, lean, austere, the man who reduced industrial production to its simplest motions on the other, the , lush, extravagant, the most complex ecological system on the planet Ford s early success in imposing time clocks and square dances on the jungle soon collapsed, as indigenous workers, rejecting his midwestern Puritanism, turned the place into a ribald tropical boomtown Fordlandia s eventual demise as a rubber plantation foreshadowed the practices that today are laying waste to the rain forest More than a parable of one man s arrogant attempt to force his will on the natural world, Fordlandia depicts a desperate quest to salvage the bygone America that the Ford factory system did much to dispatch As Greg Grandin shows in this gripping and mordantly observed history, Ford s great delusion was not that the could be tamed but that the forces of capitalism, once released, might yet be contained Fordlandia is a 2009 National Book Award Finalist for Nonfiction. 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    • Kindle
    • 0312429622
    • Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City
    • Greg Grandin
    • English
    • 25 December 2016
    • 432 pages

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