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The Lexus and the olive tree

Author: Thomas L Friedman
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Globalization is not just a phenomenon and not just a passing trend. It is the international system that replaced the Cold War system, according to Thomas L. Friedman, Foreign Affairs columnist for The New York Times. You cannot understand the morning news or know where to invest your money or think about where the world is going, Friedman explains, unless you understand this new system which is influencing the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas L Friedman
ISBN: 0374192030 9780374192037
OCLC Number: 40609510
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 394 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Seeing the system --
ch. 1. Tourist with an attitude --
ch. 2. Lexus and the olive tree --
ch. 3. Walls came tumbling down --
ch. 4. Microchip immune deficiency --
ch. 5. Golden straitjacket --
ch. 6. Electronic herd --
pt. 2. Plugging into the system --
ch. 7. DOScapital 6.0 --
ch. 8. Globalution --
ch. 9. Buy Taiwan, hold Italy, sell France --
ch. 10. Golden arches theory of conflict prevention --
ch. 11. Demolition man --
ch. 12. Winners take all --
pt. 3. Backlash against the system --
ch. 13. Backlash --
ch. 14. Groundswell --
pt. 4. America and the system --
ch. 15. Rational exuberance --
ch. 16. Revolution is U.S. --
ch. 17. If you want to speak to a human being, press 1 --
ch. 18. There is a way forward.
Responsibility: Thomas L. Friedman.

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Globalization is not just a phenomenon and not just a passing trend. It is the international system that replaced the Cold War system, according to Thomas L. Friedman, Foreign Affairs columnist for The New York Times. You cannot understand the morning news or know where to invest your money or think about where the world is going, Friedman explains, unless you understand this new system which is influencing the domestic policies and international relations of virtually every country in the world today.

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