Fordlandia

“In the late 1920s, in an attempt to break Europe’s hold on the world rubber industry, Henry Ford looked to South America. There, surrounded by the Amazon rain forests, the Ford Motor Company built a modern manufacturing center and christened it Fordlandia.”

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