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The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization
The Lexus and the Olive Tree Understanding Globalization
Author: Thomas L. Friedman
From one of our most perceptive commentators and winner of the National Book Award, a comprehensive look at the new world of globalization, the international system that, more than anything else, is shaping world affairs today. — As the Foreign Affairs columnist for The New York Times, Thomas L. Friedman has traveled the globe, interviewin...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780385499347
ISBN-10: 0385499345
Publication Date: 5/2000
Pages: 512
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  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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3.3 stars, based on 70 ratings
Publisher: Anchor
Book Type: Paperback
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A little dated (raves about the management of Enron), but a great introduction to the topic.
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An deep look at the difference between western culture - this is my thing - and eastern culture - this is my land. As always Tom Friedman helps us understand the sources of conflict in the middle east from the cause end rather than the effect.
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An entertaining discussion of a complex subject; Friedman does well to make it interesting.
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A good primer on the impacts of globalization by a NY Times reporter and excellant author
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reviewed The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization on
Very good. Read for a class. An interesting way to view world politics.
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Give some insight into why we don't see eye to eye with cultures from the East.
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Truly a worthwhile read that will change your perspective on the world we live in today.


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