The International Harvester Company

A History of the Founding Families and Their Machines

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About the Book

Although ancient farmers used draft animals for plowing, the heavy work of harvesting fell to human hands, using  sickle and scythe. Change came in the mid19th century when Cyrus Hall McCormick built the mechanical harvester. Though the McCormicks used their wealth to establish art collections and universities, battle disease, and develop birth control, members of the family faced constant scrutiny and scandal. This book recounts their story as well as the history of the International Harvester Company (IHC—a merger of the McCormick and Deering companies and the world’s leader in agricultural machinery in the 1900s.

About the Author(s)

Psychiatrist Chaim M. Rosenberg is also an American history researcher and writer. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.

Bibliographic Details

Chaim M. Rosenberg
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages:
Bibliographic Info: ca. 120 photos, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2019
pISBN: 978-1-4766-7709-5
eISBN: 978-1-4766-3606-1
Imprint: McFarland