Category: History - United States - 21st Century.


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The world is flat

By: Friedman, Thomas L.

Price: $8.00

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

Seller ID: BB0256483

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 around the world and across the American heartland--from anyplace where the flattening of the world is being felt.In "The... 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 unforgettable chronicle of Washington politics, this time exploring the complex dynamics of foreign policy in post-Cold War Amer... View more info

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The War Within: A Secret White House History 2006-2008

By: Woodward, Bob

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Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 2008:

Seller ID: BB0253075

ISBN: 1416558977

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As violence in Iraq reaches unnerving levels in 2006, a second front in the war rages at the highest levels of the Bush administration. In his fourth book on President George W. Bush, Bob Woodward takes readers deep inside the tensions, secret debates, unofficial backchannels, distrust and determination within the White House, the Pentagon, the State Department, the intelligence agencies and the U.S. military headquarters in Iraq. With unparalleled intimacy and detail, this gripping account of a president at war describes a period of distress and uncertainty within the U.S. government from 200... View more info