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The world is flat : a brief history of the twenty-first century

Author: Thomas L Friedman
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st further updated and expanded hardcover edView all editions and formats
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An account of the great changes taking place in the modern world as a result of swift advances in technology and communications, including an explosion of wealth in India and China.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas L Friedman
ISBN: 9780374292782 0374292787
OCLC Number: 137305761
Notes: [Release] "3.0 expanded ed."--Page ix.
Includes index.
Description: x, 660 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: While I was sleeping --
The ten forces that flattened the world --
The triple convergence --
The great sorting out --
America and free trade --
The untouchables --
The right stuff --
The quiet crisis --
This is not a test --
The Virgin of Guadalupe --
How companies cope --
Globalization of the local --
If it's not happening it's because you're not doing it --
What happens when we all have dog's hearing? --
The unflat world --
The Dell theory of conflict prevention --
11/9 versus 9/11.
Responsibility: Thomas L. Friedman.
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An account of the great changes taking place in the modern world as a result of swift advances in technology and communications, including an explosion of wealth in India and China.

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