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The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century
The World Is Flat A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century
Author: Thomas L. Friedman
When scholars write the history of the world twenty years from now, and they come to the chapter "Y2K to March 2004," what will they say was the most crucial development? The attacks on the World Trade Center on 9/11 and the Iraq war? Or the convergence of technology and events that allowed India, China, and so many other countries to become par...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780374292881
ISBN-10: 0374292884
Pages: 496
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3.6 stars, based on 159 ratings
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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I found this book absolutely fascinating. Friedman does a great job of explaining complex global changes in a way that any layman can understand.
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An eye opening read. I read this book almost a year ago and find myself referring to it often when talking to others about globalization.
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An outstanding book with important and relevant lessons for America on staying competitive in the newly flattened world.
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Deep and detailed. Some interesting ideas from someone who has traveled extensively.
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In the modern world, work flows to whatever spot on the globe where it can be performed most efficiently, and almost instantly. Friedman offers meaningful economic insights and anecdotes that put a new face on NAFTA and the future.
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Intersting, Had to read for work and glad I did


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