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The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization

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A book by Thomas L. Friedman

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Author: Thomas L. Friedman
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
2 reviews about The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding...
review by . August 13, 2009
The Best of the Very Best
The Lexus and the Olive Tree is a book published just before the turn of the Millennia. It is a book that generally try to explain the globalization and its effects; a concept which was very popular in the early years of the 21st century. The book, written by Thomas L. Friedman, a journalist with the New York Times (I think he's now a columnist; his columns appear twice weekly as with Paul Krugman), is in my opinion, the best of his many works. It is one book which attempts to outline and explain …
Quick Tip by . September 29, 2009
Very comprehensive, broad-encompassing book about globalization & international affairs. Highly recommended!
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