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Monopoly on wheels : Henry Ford and the Selden automobile patent

Author: William Greenleaf
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, ©2011.
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"The book had its origin in 1952, when I went to Detroit as research associate of the Ford Motor Company History Project sponsored by Columbia University and executed under the directions of Allan Nevins. Some of the material in the present study appeared in different form in the initial volume of the Ford history, published by Charles Scribner's Sons in 1954 under the title Ford : the times, the man, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Patents
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Greenleaf, William, 1917-1975.
Monopoly on wheels.
Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, c2011
(DLC) 2010039050
(OCoLC)666490956
Named Person: Henry Ford; George Baldwin Selden; Henry Ford; George Baldwin Selden
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Greenleaf
ISBN: 9780814335840 0814335845
OCLC Number: 755624517
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 302 p.)
Contents: Introduction / David L. Lewis --
Prologue : Roots of a legend --
Beginnings --
The long vigil --
Mr. Whitney comes to Hartford --
The opening battle --
David and Goliath --
A mountain of evidence --
The tournament of motors --
Trade war --
Argument and decision --
Path of progress.
Responsibility: William Greenleaf ; with a new introduction by David L. Lewis.

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Examines the eight-year legal fight to overturn the Selden automobile patent in the early days of the American auto industry.  Read more...

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