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

Author: Thomas L Friedman
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Updated and expanded edView all editions and formats
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In an updated edition of his best-selling study, the New York Times columnist offers a concise history of globalization, discussing a wide range of topics, from the 9/11 attacks to the growth of the middle class in both China and India, as he looks at the impact of globalization on diverse nations, companies and communities.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas L Friedman
ISBN: 9780312425074 0312425074 9780141034898 0141034890
OCLC Number: 677174991
Notes: Includes index.
First published in 2005.
"Now with 2 new chapters." - - Cover.
Description: x, 660 p. ; 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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