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LPG Catalogue: Spring 2017

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Ford City
By (author): Herb Colling
9781771960625 Paperback, Trade English HISTORY / Canada / General Nov 07, 2017
$24.95 CAD
Forthcoming 9 x 8.5 x 0.5 in | 1 gr 224 pages Biblioasis

Ford City was a town steeped in the history of the auto industry. Companies including Ford, E.M.F., Studebaker, Chalmers and Chrysler all called Ford City their home of Canadian operations. But it was more than just an industrial town. It was a rumrunning hub, a communist hotbed, and a thriving cultural centre for the people of the Border Cities. From the town's inception, through amalgamation, to the revitalization of the Ford plant in the 1990s, Ford City is the story of the industrial heart of Windsor.

Herb Colling has written several books about Windsor and Essex County including: Pioneering The Auto Age (1993); 99 Days: The Ford Strike in Windsor, 1945 (1995) and Turning Points: The Detroit Riot of 1967, A Canadian Perspective (2003). He is a retired CBC Radio Windsor broadcaster.

Praise for Herb Colling and Turning Points

"Colling rebuts the curious notion that Canadian history, even when told in relation to major U.S. events, is not compelling or important."Quill & Quire

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