That Used to Be Us PDF ePub eBook

  • Format Name: That Used to Be Us
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  • Publisher: Picador USA
  • Data Published: 01 August 2012
  • ISBN: 1250013720
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  • Format eBook: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • File Size: 46MB
  • Language: English
  • Number of Pages: 432 pages
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Friedman, an influential columnist, and Mandelbaum, a leading foreign policy thinker, analyze four American challenges--globalization, information technology, chronic deficits, and energy consumption--and show what America needs to do.

About Thomas L. Friedman

Thomas L. Friedman is an internationally renowned author, reporter, and columnist the recipient of three Pulitzer Prizes and the author of five bestselling books, among them "From Beirut to Jerusalem" and "The World Is Flat."He was born in Minneapolis in 1953, and grew up in the middle-class Minneapolis suburb of St. Louis Park. He graduated from Brandeis University in 1975 with a degree in Mediterranean studies, attended St. Antony's College, Oxford, on a Marshall Scholarship, and received an M.Phil. degree in modern Middle East studies from Oxford. After three years with United Press International, he joined "The New York Times," where he has worked ever since as a reporter, correspondent, bureau chief, and columnist. At the "Times," he has won three Pulitzer Prizes: in 1983 for international reporting (from Lebanon), in 1988 for international reporting (from Israel), and in 2002 for his columns after the September 11th attacks. Friedman's first book, "From Beirut to Jerusalem," won the National Book Award in 1989. His second book, "The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization" (1999), won the Overseas Press Club Award for best book on foreign policy in 2000. In 2002 FSG published a collection of his Pulitzer Prize-winning columns, along with a diary he kept after 9/11, as "Longitudes and Attitudes: Exploring the World After September 11." His fourth book, "The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century" (2005) became a #1 "New York Times" bestseller and received the inaugural Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award in November 2005. A revised and expanded edition was published in hardcover in 2006 and in 2007. "The World Is Flat" has sold more than 4 million copies in thirty-seven languages. In 2008 he brought out "Hot, Flat, and Crowded," which was published in a revised edition a year later. His sixth book, "That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back," co-written with Michael Mandelbaum, was published in September 2011.Michael Mandelbaum, the Christian A. Herter Professor and Director of American Foreign Policy at The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, is the author or coauthor of twelve books, including "The Ideas That Conquered the World.""


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