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Author Friedman, Thomas L

Title That used to be us : how America fell behind in the world it invented and how we can come back / Thomas L Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum

Publ Info New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011
Edition First edition
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Descript xiv, 380 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes index
Contents If you see something, say something -- Ignoring our problems -- Ignoring our history -- Up in the air -- Help wanted -- Homework x 2 = the American dream -- Average is over -- This is our due -- The war on math (and the future) -- The war on physics and other good things -- The terrible twos -- Whatever it is, I'm against it -- Devaluation -- They just didn't get the word -- Shock therapy -- Rediscovering America
Note Makes recommendations for meeting four major challenges currently facing the United States, including globalization, the information technology revolution, chronic deficits, and unbalanced energy consumption
LC subject Creative ability -- United States
Education and state -- United States
Information technology -- Social aspects -- United States
Add Author Mandelbaum, Michael
ISBN 9780374288907 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0374288909 (hardcover : alk. paper)