A World History of Rubber: Empire, Industry, and the Everyday

By Stephen L. Harp

An international background of Rubber is helping readers comprehend and achieve new insights into the social and cultural contexts of world construction and intake, from the 19th century to at the present time, throughout the interesting tale of 1 commodity.

Divides the insurance into issues of race, migration, and hard work; gender on plantations and in factories; call for and daily intake; global Wars and nationalism; and resistance and independence
Highlights the interrelatedness of our global lengthy prior to the age of globalization and the worldwide social inequalities that persist today
Discusses key techniques of the 19th and 20th centuries, together with imperialism, industrialization, racism, and inequality, throughout the lens of rubber
presents a fascinating and obtainable narrative for all degrees that's packed with archival study, illustrations, and maps

Acknowledgments ix Timeline xi worldwide Rubber and Tire businesses xvii advent: Why Rubber? 1 international Connections eight 1 Race, Migration, and exertions 10 Wild Rubber and Early eleven Wild Rubber and Empire 14 Plantations growth: Rationality and potency 17 Plantation Hierarchies 21 Race and within the usa and Europe 29 2 girls and Gender on Plantations and in Factories forty Gendering the Jungle and the Plantation forty two Asian ladies on Plantations forty four ecu girls and Racism forty eight The Colonizing girl 50 Gendered creation within the usa and Europe fifty two Rubber and intercourse in Indochine fifty six three call for and daily intake sixty one daily intake on Southeast Asian Plantations sixty two category and intake in North the USA and Europe sixty four Race and intake in Europe and North the US sixty eight Gender and intake in Europe and North the US seventy one Gendering replica seventy seven four international Wars, Nationalism, and Imperialism eighty three global battle I eighty four See the USA First on strong Roads 86 Flying for the country 88 proscribing Rubber within the Wake of battle ninety American Assertions: Herbert Hoover and US alternate ninety one Firestone and acquaintances ninety four Firestone in Liberia ninety six Germany: Colonies and chemical substances ninety nine international struggle II and the USA Scramble for Rubber 102 Nazi Racism and Buna at Auschwitz a hundred and five Imperialism and Nationalism within the Wake of worldwide warfare II 107 five Resistance and Independence 111 Plantations and Resistance 112 international monetary hindrance and Plantation exertions 118 good fortune of the Smallholders a hundred and twenty Plantations below the japanese 124 Independence and Decolonization 126 United Rubber staff 131 end: Forgetting and Remembering Rubber 137 prompt Readings 142 Index 157

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Com/watch? v=86OniBh_Tro In 1913, Michelin brought its “lever,” a device for removal Michelin tires from rims. the following the Michelin guy, a character invented through the corporate, explains its use: we have to examine our out of the country purchasers, of our neighbors within the colonies, of these who, in Brazil, within the Sudan, in Australia, as in Canada, simply are looking to force on Michelins. Do you're thinking that those far away acquaintances run right into a great tire broker each ten kilometers who's able to provide them classes in mounting tires?

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As well as working backstage with Secretary Hoover and different officers at trade, Firestone testified in congressional hearings concerning the rubber offer that have been duly said within the newspapers. He made widespread grand pronouncements to the click. within the overdue Twenties and Nineteen Thirties, his son Harvey Firestone, Jr. gave radio talks on rubber through the Voice of Firestone courses. within the past due 1910s and early Nineteen Twenties, Harvey Sr. received reputation as a player within the well-known camping out journeys together with his acquaintances Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, and the n­aturalist John Burroughs.

21 facts from uncatalogued Goodyear advertisements documents on the UAA; it ran in existence, 2 August 1937. 22 facts from uncatalogued Goodyear ads records on the UAA; it ran within the Atlantic per month, August 1937. 23 Proof from uncatalogued Goodyear ads records on the UAA; it ran in Forbes, Newsweek, U. S. information, and The Wall road magazine, in overdue August and September 1937. 24 Goodrich advert, Goodrich field B‐A‐4, UAA; the advert ran within the Saturday night publish, 24 June 1933. 25 Goodrich advert, Goodrich field B‐A‐4, UAA; the advert ran within the American journal, August 1934.

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