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The world is flat : the globalized world in the twenty-first century

Author: Thomas L Friedman
Publisher: London : Penguin, [2007]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated and expanded edView all editions and formats
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This text presents a picture of the state of globalisation, its successes and discontents, in the 21st century. The author demystifies the brave new world for readers, allowing them to make sense of the often bewildering global scene unfolding before their eyes.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas L Friedman
ISBN: 9780141034898 0141034890 9780312425074 0312425074
OCLC Number: 157002856
Notes: Originally published as: The world is flat : a brief history of the globalized world in the twenty-first century. London : Allen Lane, 2005.
Includes index.
Description: x, 660 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: How the world became flat --
America and the flat world --
Developing countries and the flat world --
Companies and the flat world --
You and the flat world --
Geopolitics and the flat world --
Conclusion : imagination.
Responsibility: Thomas L. Friedman.

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