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The Resource 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

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

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That used to be us : how America fell behind in the world it invented and how we can come back
Title
That used to be us
Title remainder
how America fell behind in the world it invented and how we can come back
Statement of responsibility
Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum
Title variation
How America fell behind in the world it invented and how we can come back
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Contributor
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Language
eng
Summary
Friedman and Mandelbaum make recommendations for meeting four major challenges currently facing the United States, including globalization, the information technology revolution, chronic deficits, and unbalanced energy consumption
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BTCTA
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Friedman, Thomas L
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Mandelbaum, Michael
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  • Creative ability
  • Education and state
  • Information technology
Label
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
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Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011
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  • 31223098989701
  • 31223098989735
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Growing up in America -- The diagnosis. If you see something, say something ; Ignoring our problems ; Ignoring our history -- The education challenge. Up in the air ; Help wanted ; Homework x 2 = the American dream ; Average is over -- The war on math and physics. "This is our due" ; The war on math (and the future) ; The war on physics and other good things -- Political failure. The terrible twos ; "Whatever it is, I'm against it" ; Devaluation -- Rediscovering America. They just didn't get the word ; Shock therapy ; Rediscovering America
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
694 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594135569
Isbn Type
(softcover)
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • n
System control number
  • 1001835941
  • (OCoLC)788239269
Label
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
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011
Bar code
  • 31223098989701
  • 31223098989735
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Growing up in America -- The diagnosis. If you see something, say something ; Ignoring our problems ; Ignoring our history -- The education challenge. Up in the air ; Help wanted ; Homework x 2 = the American dream ; Average is over -- The war on math and physics. "This is our due" ; The war on math (and the future) ; The war on physics and other good things -- Political failure. The terrible twos ; "Whatever it is, I'm against it" ; Devaluation -- Rediscovering America. They just didn't get the word ; Shock therapy ; Rediscovering America
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
694 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594135569
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1001835941
  • (OCoLC)788239269

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