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The world is flat

By: Friedman, Thomas L.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.:

Seller ID: BB0227227

ISBN: 0374292795

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"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 ... View more info

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War in a time of peace

By: Halberstam, David

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2002.:

Seller ID: BB0234753

ISBN: 0743202120

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In this long-awaited successor to his #1 national bestseller "The Best and the Brightest," David Halberstam describes in fascinating human detail how the shadow of the Cold War still hangs over American foreign policy and how domestic politics have determined our role as a world power.More than twenty-five years ago Halberstam told the riveting story of the men who conceived and executed the Vietnam War. Today the Pulitzer Prize- winning author has written another unf... View more info

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The 9/11 Commission report

By: National Commission on Terrorist Attacks

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York : Norton, 2004.:

Seller ID: BB0227224

ISBN: 0393326713

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In November 2002 the United States Congress and President George W. Bush established by law the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, also known as the 9/11 Commission. This independent, bipartisan panel was directed to examine the facts and circumstances surrounding the September 11 attacks, identify lessons learned, and provide recommendations to safeguard against future acts of terrorism. This volume is the authorized edition of the Commissi... View more info