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Snow, Richard, 1947-
I invented the modern age : the rise of Henry Ford / Richard Snow
Alternate Title Rise of Henry Ford
Henry Ford
1st Scribner hardcover ed
New York : Scribner, 2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  TL140.F6 S66 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject Ford, Henry, 1863-1947
Subject(s) Automobile engineers -- United States -- Biography
Industrialists -- United States -- Biography
Automobile industry and trade -- United States -- History
Ford Model T automobile -- History
Physical Description xv, 364 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Summary An account of Henry Ford's invention of the Model-T offers insight into his mechanical talents and pioneering work in internal combustion, describing his impact on American culture and the perplexing subsequent changes in his personality
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-346) and index
Contents A homecoming -- "My toys were all tools" -- Clara -- Working from the ground up -- What Edison said -- "Glory and dust" -- The seven-million-dollar letter -- Ford finds his greatest asset -- Inventing the universal car -- The man who owned every car in America -- The Model T takes over -- Terrible efficiency -- The five-dollar day -- Simple purposes -- The expert -- The international Jew -- The end of the line -- Epilogue

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