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

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In this brilliant book, an award-winning "New York Times" columnist explains how the flattening--i.e., connectedness--of the world happened at the ... Show synopsis

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  • The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century (Farrar Straus Giroux) – Hardcover (2006)
    by Thomas L Friedman

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

    Hardcover, Farrar Straus Giroux
    2006
    English
    Revised ed.
    593 pages

    ISBN: 0374292795
    ISBN-13: 9780374292799

    "The World Is Flat" is Thomas L. Friedman's account of the great changes taking place in our time, as lightning-swift advances in technology and communications put people all over the globe in touch as never before--creating an explosion of wealth in India and China, and challenging the rest of us to run even faster just to stay in place. This updated and expanded edition features more than a hundred pages of fresh reporting and commentary, drawn from Friedman's travels around the world and across the American heartland- ... Show more

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Reviews of The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century

Overall customer rating: 3.843
Jo Anne G

Great shipping

by Jo Anne G on Apr 26, 2012

Book came FAST and was in perfect condition for used. More

Francisco Z

I like it

by Francisco Z on Jan 26, 2012

This is a good book to help you understand the origins of globalization and its consequences. More

Kevin  G

Waste of Time

by Kevin G on Jan 16, 2012

Thomas Friedman is back again with plenty of posturing and sham profundity as he hops onto the latest bandwagon in search of royalties. Ignore him as he does not grasp economic reality but purely writes amusing pieces that, when intensely studied, fail miserably. He is a left-wing, pro-war, pro ... More

John C

Poorly conceived

by John C on Apr 22, 2011

This work is a very good example of the main issues enveloping the United States in the 21st Century. Within these pages the reader is taken on a trip to a fantasy land. A land where puerile people believe a 'free market' actually exists. Never mind that Alyssa Rosenbaum's (aka Ayn Rand) most famous ... More

Christopher P

Awful

by Christopher P on Mar 3, 2011

I never recieved my book or a refund!!! Will shop through Amazon from now on. They shipped it to my old address which was saved on my account... I contacted them immediately but to no avail. Private sellers didn't respond at all either! More

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