The monographic study focuses on patterns in the development of tractor-building in Ukraine in the period of 1920s‒1980s.
Based on archival materials and little-known sources, the author revealed preconditions, factors, main achievements, problems, and tendencies of domestic tractor building in the context of the world progress. Analysis of the main stages in the evolution of tractors in the world and in Ukraine is given, the role of domestic enterprises in this process is described, the peculiarities of management, scientific and personnel provision of the industry are analyzed, biographies of outstanding Ukrainians are given ‒ tractor constructors, design engineers, scientists.
New methodological approaches have been proposed and the concept of periodization of the national tractor building in Ukrainian has been devised in the aspect of world development.
This monograph can be interesting for scientists, teachers, specialists in the history of science and technology, history of Ukraine, postgraduate students.