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The World Is Flat, Release 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century

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When scholars write the history of the world twenty years from now, what will they say was the most crucial development in the first few years of the twenty-first century? 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 part of the global supply chain for services and manufacturing, creating an explosion of wealth in the middle classes of the world's two biggest nations? And with this "flattening" of the globe, has the world gotten too small and too fast for human beings and their political systems to adjust in a stable manner?

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Tying into the new paperback and with a new preface, Thomas L. Friedman's account of the flattening of the earth is a modern classic

Synopsis:

Tying into the new paperback and with a new Preface, Friedmans account of the flattening of the earth--the convergence of technology and events--is a modern classic. Abridged. 7 CDs.

About the Author

Thomas L. Friedman is a three-time Pulitzer Prize--winner and the author of From Beirut to Jerusalem, winner of the National Book Award for nonfiction, The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization, and Longitudes and Attitudes: Exploring the World After September 11. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with his family.

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ISBN:
9781427201751
Author:
Friedman, Thomas L.
Publisher:
MacMillan Audio
Read:
Wyman, Oliver
Author:
Wyman, Oliver
Subject:
General
Subject:
Social aspects
Subject:
Globalization
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Politics - General
Subject:
Human Geography
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Third Edition, Abridged
Abridged:
Y
Publication Date:
20070731
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
7 CDs, 9 hours
Dimensions:
5.86 x 5.25 x 0.85 in
Media Run Time:
540

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Tying into the new paperback and with a new preface, Thomas L. Friedman's account of the flattening of the earth is a modern classic
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