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Ford : the times, the man, the company

Author: Allan Nevins; Frank Ernest Hill
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 1954.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first volume of three volumes telling the history of Ford Motor Company. See the early Henry Ford, grasping for a way to make money out of this infant technology. We also see the chaotic state of an industry which had great potential, but which had not as yet determined what the nature of its product would be (gas, electric, steam, tool for the masses, plaything for the rich).
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971.
Ford.
New York : Scribner, 1954
(OCoLC)756450664
Named Person: Henry Ford; Henry Ford; Henry Ford; Henry Ford; Henry Ford
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Nevins; Frank Ernest Hill
OCLC Number: 14396135
Description: 688 pages : illustrations, portraits, maps, facsimiles, genealogical table ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The times, the man, the company. --
2. Expansion and challenge, 1915-1933, by A. Nevins and F.E. Hill. --
[3] Decline and rebirth, 1933-1962, by A. Nevins and F.E. Hill.
Responsibility: by Allan Nevins, with the collaboration of Frank Ernest Hill.

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The first volume of three volumes telling the history of Ford Motor Company. See the early Henry Ford, grasping for a way to make money out of this infant technology. We also see the chaotic state of an industry which had great potential, but which had not as yet determined what the nature of its product would be (gas, electric, steam, tool for the masses, plaything for the rich).

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