Detroit Boxed Set
General Motors: A Photographic History 
Established in 1908, GM grew to become the largest producer of cars and trucks in the world. More than 200 vintage images explore the growth of the company, from the first assembly line to post–World War II recovery and through the peak of market dominance in the 1960s. Images from the world auto shows and defining moments in GM’s history take the reader on an intriguing visual tour of a tremendously important era in the industrialization of America.

Ford Dynasty: A Photographic History 
From humble beginnings as a small operation in a converted Detroit wagon factory to becoming an industrial manufacturing powerhouse with active operations on six continents, Ford Motor Company and the Ford family have made an irreversible impact on American history and society. Through a collection of over 200 vintage images, Ford Dynasty celebrates the accomplishments of one extraordinary American family business over the course of a century.

Chrysler Heritage: A Photographic History 
Documenting the fortunes of one of Detroit’s most renowned automakers, Chrysler Heritage tells the story of the company’s founders and product line for over a century. Featuring more than 200 photographs from the Chrysler archives along with in-depth captions, the book captures the muscle of Detroit, including the corporation's unparalleled involvement in World War II and the Cold War.
Arcadia Publishing
: 9781589730434
: Arcadia Publishing
: 12/22/2016
: Michigan
: 6.25 (w) x 9.25 (h)
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General Motors: A Photographic History by Michael W. R. Davis
Michael W.R. Davis, Yale alumnus and automotive historian, has covered the industry for 45 years as both journalist and public relations manager with the Ford Motor Company. Living in Detroit he experienced firsthand the small-town, one-industry bond, where the successes and failures of one could not help but affect the other. Mr. Davis served as corporate communications director of both the Detroit News and Evening News Association before becoming executive director of the Detroit Historical Society. General Motors: A Photographic History is to be the first in a series of three books with Arcadia Publishing documenting the rise, fall and survival of the three great American automobile manufacturers of our day.

Ford Dynasty: A Photographic History by Michael W.R. Davis and James K. Wagner
Authors Michael W.R. Davis and James K. Wagner are automotive historians and trustees of the National Automotive History Collection at the Detroit Public Library. Together they spent a total of 63 years working for Ford Motor Company, and both have previously authored books on the auto industry. Davis has published two books with Arcadia, General Motors and Chrysler Heritage. Ford Dynasty is the third in a series of books documenting the three great American automobile manufacturers of our day.

Chrysler Heritage: A Photographic History by Michael W.R. Davis
Michael W.R. Davis, Yale alumnus and automotive historian, has covered the auto-making industry for more than 45 years as both a journalist and public relations executive with Ford Motor Company. Davis has served as executive director of the Detroit Historical Society and is a trustee of the National Automotive History Collection at the Detroit Public Library. Chrysler Heritage: A Photographic History is his second in a series of three books with Arcadia Publishing documenting Detroit's Big Three.
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General Motors: A Photographic History 
Established in 1908, GM grew to become the largest producer of cars and trucks in the world. More than 200 vintage images explore the growth of the company, from the first assembly line to post–World War II recovery and through the peak of market dominance in the 1960s. Images from the world auto shows and defining moments in GM’s history take the reader on an intriguing visual tour of a tremendously important era in the industrialization of America.

Ford Dynasty: A Photographic History 
From humble beginnings as a small operation in a converted Detroit wagon factory to becoming an industrial manufacturing powerhouse with active operations on six continents, Ford Motor Company and the Ford family have made an irreversible impact on American history and society. Through a collection of over 200 vintage images, Ford Dynasty celebrates the accomplishments of one extraordinary American family business over the course of a century.

Chrysler Heritage: A Photographic History 
Documenting the fortunes of one of Detroit’s most renowned automakers, Chrysler Heritage tells the story of the company’s founders and product line for over a century. Featuring more than 200 photographs from the Chrysler archives along with in-depth captions, the book captures the muscle of Detroit, including the corporation's unparalleled involvement in World War II and the Cold War.">
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