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That used to be us : how America fell behind in the world it invented and how we can come back /

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. Full description

Main Author: Friedman, Thomas L.
Other Authors: Mandelbaum, Michael.
Format: Large Print
Language: English
Published: Detroit : Large Print Press : 2012
Gale/Cengage Learning,
Edition: Large print ed.
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.
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