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

Author: Thomas L Friedman
Publisher: Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, 2007. ©2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Douglas & McIntyre editionView all editions and formats
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Offers a concise history of globalization, discussing a wide range of topics, from the September 11 terrorist attacks to the growth of the middle class in both China and India.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas L Friedman
ISBN: 9781553651758 1553651758
OCLC Number: 145429581
Notes: Includes index.
"Further updated and expanded // Release 3.0" -- Cover.
Description: x, 660 pages : illustrations ; 21 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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Offers a concise history of globalization, discussing a wide range of topics, from the September 11 terrorist attacks to the growth of the middle class in both China and India.

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