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Published by Viking in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


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The 21st century is 10 years old. Sutherland explores these influential years, putting history into context and explaining how the world is smaller, faster, and more connected that it"s ever been--and why it matters.

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Other titles10-year century
Statementby James Sutherland.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE902 .S876 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination151 p. :
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24405342M
ISBN 109780670012237
LC Control Number2010007314
OCLC/WorldCa526057556

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