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  • Fordlandia, Henry Ford's amazing American-style city in Brazil's Amazon rain forest

Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City

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Fordlandia isn't just the story of a plantation; it's a story about Ford's ego. As disaster after disaster struck, Ford continued to pour money into the project. Not one drop of latex from Fordlandia ever made it into a Ford car.

Fordlandia isn't just the story of a plantation; it's a story about Ford's ego. As disaster after disaster struck, Ford continued to pour money into the project. Not one drop of latex from Fordlandia ever made it into a Ford car.

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Fordlandia | Greg Grandin | Macmillan

The clash between Ford's industrial system and the Amazon's ecological one grew even sharper when it came to the nominal reason for Fordlandia's founding: to grow rubber. 'You know,' Ford once said, 'when you have lots of light, you can put the machines closer together.'