This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Thomas L. Friedman in his book "The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century". This summary offers a concise overview of the entire book in less than 30 minutes reading time. However this work does not replace in any case Thomas L. Friedman's book. Friedman offers a insight of the new world facing us, he argues that the new world is "flat" since technology and collaboration have created a new playing field.
His book is also an attempt to define the core of globalization.