That Used to Be Us

How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back

By Thomas Friedman
(Tian Xia Wen Hua, Paperback, 9789862168806, 480pp.)

Publication Date: January 2012

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Paperback

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Tuesday, Sep 6, 2011

In his new book, the New York Times columnist explores how the U.S. fell from industrial, political and academic glory after the Cold War. "Just when we needed to be lacing up our shoes and running faster, we put our feet up," he says. More at

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