Tractor wars : John Deere, Henry Ford, International Harvester, and the birth of modern agriculture (Book, 2022) [WorldCat.org]
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Tractor wars : John Deere, Henry Ford, International Harvester, and the birth of modern agriculture

Author: Neil Dahlstrom
Publisher: Dallas, TX : Matt Holt Books, an imprint of BenBella Books, [2022]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With all the bitterness and drama of the race between Ford, Dodge, and General Motors, Tractor Wars is the untold story of industry stalwarts and disruptors, inventors, and administrators racing to invent modern agriculture-a power farming revolution that would usher in a whole new world"--
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Genre/Form: History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dahlstrom, Neil, 1976-
Tractor wars.
Dallas, TX : Matt Holt Books, an imprint of BenBella Books, [2022]
(DLC) 2021034771
(OCoLC)1261767479
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Dahlstrom
ISBN: 9781953295743 1953295746
OCLC Number: 1261767989
Description: xiv, 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue --
The Ford tractor --
John Deere: "The newcomer" --
The tractor works --
"Divorce the plow from the tractor" --
"The great awakening" --
"Small tractor proposition" --
Henry Ford day --
"A war to end all wars" --
"First class all the way" --
"England gets them first" --
The John Deere tractor --
"Ford likes a success" --
Tractor City --
"Better, cheaper" --
"Depression is awful" --
Farmall --
Iron man --
"Our main competition" --
"Stick to it" --
"A vengeance" --
"High hopes" --
"Power farmer" --
"The layoff will be brief" --
"The business of raising food" --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Neil Dahlstrom.

Abstract:

"With all the bitterness and drama of the race between Ford, Dodge, and General Motors, Tractor Wars is the untold story of industry stalwarts and disruptors, inventors, and administrators racing to invent modern agriculture-a power farming revolution that would usher in a whole new world"--

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