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The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

Written by Thomas L. Friedman

Narrated by Oliver Wyman

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Rating: 4 out of 5 stars4/5 (118 ratings)
Length: 9 hours

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An essential read on globalization, its opportunities for individual empowerment, its achievements at lifting millions out of poverty, and its drawbacks from Pulitzer Prize–winner Thomas L. Friedman.

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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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The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

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Book Information

The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

Written by Thomas L. Friedman

Narrated by Oliver Wyman

Ratings:
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars4/5 (118 ratings)
Length: 9 hours

Editor's Note

Offshoring, uploading, digitizing…
An essential read on globalization, its opportunities for individual empowerment, its achievements at lifting millions out of poverty, and its drawbacks from Pulitzer Prize–winner Thomas L. Friedman.

Description

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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