10 Years That Shook the World

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10 Years That Shook the World

A Timeline of Events from 2001

By Loretta Napoleoni

Seven Stories Press, Paperback, 9781609804138, 181pp.

Publication Date: February 14, 2012

Description

From 9/11 to the launch of the iPod, from the creation of "Gmail: to the 2004 tsunami, from the Enron Bankruptcy to the killing of Osama bin Laden, 10 Years That Shook the World is the story of an extraordinary decade. For each year, Loretta Napoleoni presents events not as a chronology bus as dispatches from the world's collective memory. Topics like politics, economics, celebrities, and the environment intersect and converge to reveal the accelerating pace of globalization and the changes that have affected us all.



About the Author
Loretta Napoleoni est une journaliste italienne qui a travaille pour "La Stampa", "La Repubblica" et "El Pais". En tant que presidente du groupe de financement de la lutte contre le terrorisme pour le Club de Madrid, elle se rend regulierement en Syrie, au Pakistan, en Turquie, en Iran et en Irak. Elle est l auteur de plusieurs essais sur le terrorisme.