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The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization

Thomas L. Friedman


ISBN: 9781250013743
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A brilliant investigation of globalization, the most significant socioeconomic trend in the world today, and how it is affecting every part of society--economically, politically, and culturally--abroad and at home.
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ISBN: 9781250013743
ANNOTATION:
A brilliant investigation of globalization, the most significant socioeconomic trend in the world today, and how it is affecting every part of society--economically, politically, and culturally--abroad and at home.

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A brilliant investigation of globalization, the most significant socioeconomic trend in the world today, and how it is affecting every part of society--economically, politically, and culturally--abroad and at home.

Author Biography

Thomas L. Friedman has won the Pulitzer Prize three times for his work at "The New York Times. "He is the author of two other bestselling books, From Beirut to Jerusalem," "winner of the National Book Award, and The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization,"" He lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with his family.

Review

"Required reading¿No one gives a better explanation of [globalization] than New York Times correspondent Thomas Friedman...Impressive." - The Christian Science Monitor "Important¿Friedman writes in straightforward language that should make globalization's complexities comprehensible. There's a great deal of wisdom in this book." - USA Today"Friedman gets the economics right. His book is a wellspring of economic common sense that will inoculate its readers against the ¿globaloney' so prevalent in popular discussions of the subject." - Foreign Affairs

Product Details

Author
Thomas L. Friedman
Short Title
LEXUS & THE OLIVE TREE
Pages
490
Publisher
Picador USA
Edition Description
Revised
Language
English
ISBN-10
1250013747
ISBN-13
9781250013743
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Residence
Bethesda, MD, US
Series
Picador
Edition
12000th
Subtitle
Understanding Globalization
Publication Date
1900-01-01
Year
2012
Audience
General/Trade