The World Is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman
A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

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Edition Allen Lane (an imprint of Penguin Books), 2005. HARDBACK. The new and unread book remains intact. Immaculate throughout. Prompt dispatch from UK.
 

About Thomas L. Friedman

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Thomas L. Friedman has won the Pulitzer Prize three times for his work at The New York Times. He is the author of three best-selling books: From Beiruit to Jerusalem (FSG, 1989), winner of the National Book Award for nonfiction and still considered to be the definitive work on the Middle East, The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization (FSG, 1999), and Longitudes and Attitudes: Exploring the World After September 11 (FSG, 2002). He lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with his family.
 
Published April 30, 2005 by Farrar Straus Giroux. 496 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, History, Political & Social Sciences, Computers & Technology, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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Kirkus Reviews

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Of globalism and its contented.

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Publishers Weekly

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Before 9/11, New York Times columnist Friedman was best known as the author of The Lexus and the Olive Tree , one of the major

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The New York Times

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Friedman's excellent new book, ''The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century.'' The metaphor of a flat world, used by Friedman to describe the next phase of globalization, is ingenious.

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The Guardian

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There can be few writers so adept at catching the American mood as Thomas Friedman.

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The Guardian

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The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Globalised World in the 21st Century by Thomas Friedman Penguin/Lane £20, pp496 The rise of China and demise of America is well- trodden literary territory.

May 15 2005 | Read Full Review of The World Is Flat: A Brief Hi...

The Guardian

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The World Is Flat by Thomas Friedman 488pp, Allen Lane £19.95 In her introduction to Graham Greene's The Quiet American, Zadie Smith says of Alden Pyle, the American of the title: "His worldly innocence is a kind of fundamentalism."

May 21 2005 | Read Full Review of The World Is Flat: A Brief Hi...

BC Books

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I started off writing for Blogcritics with my own critical analysis of Thomas Friedman's The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century.

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BC Books

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The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Friedman is a hefty tome on global economic theory of all things, which sounds like the last book I'd find myself reading.

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Daily Kos

This Administration is now calling it [the “War on Terrorism”] the “Long War.” I want to ask very tough questions and to cut fat where fat needs to be cut and redirect some of the budget into programs that impact average American families on a day-to-day basis: Title I – IDEA (Individuals with Di...

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Bookmarks Magazine

Friedman also less effectively analyzes the effects of Globalization 3.0 than its players, and embraces technological determinism at the expense of thoroughly considering major political factors (like terrorist networks, which he’s previously compared to World War III).

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Harvard Business Review

This week I'm writing about "A Flat World, a Level Playing Field, a Small World After All, or None of the Above?"

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