Recasting the Machine Age

Recasting the Machine Age

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Recounts the history of Henry Ford's efforts to shift the production of Ford cars and trucks from the large-scale factories he had pioneered in the Detroit area to nineteen decentralized, small-scale plants within sixty miles of Ford headquarters in Dearborn. This title presents the development of the plants, their fate after Ford's death.Still, the third edition has some additional comments on Ford that suggest a somewhat less positiv e overall assessment ... See Lewis, aquot;Ford Countrvaquot; ( column), Cflrs and Parts 39 (March 1996): 52-53; 40 (February 1997), 24; and 45 (September 2002), 63. Later print ads for the Ford Taurus did not show Ford himself but said that aquot;Henrv Ford dreamed of a#39;making the ... November 26, 2000, 112-16; and Bradsher, aquot;A Ford Heir Struggles for Control, aquot; New York Times, Februarv 6, 2001, C1, anbsp;...

Title:Recasting the Machine Age
Author:Howard P. Segal
Publisher:Univ of Massachusetts Press - 2008-05-01


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