Where we stand: can America make it in the global race for wealth, health, and happiness?

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Bantam Books, May 1, 1992 - Social Science - 347 pages
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The official sourcebook for the PBS series "Made in America", this almanac of the '90s is a must-have popular reference work for business executives, readers of cultural literacy, and anyone who needs to know popular, cultural, and economic trends. Graphics, charts, and maps.

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In France, according to the statistics herein, you're most likely to face terrorism or be terrorized by your boss. The French are also judged to be the most sexist, alarmist, and accident prone. Yet ... Read full review

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS VIII
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Where has the affluent society gone?
10
The balance sheet
24
Copyright

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Michael Wolfe is the author of books of poetry, fiction, travel and history. His most recent works are a pair of books from Grove Press on the pilgrimage to Mecca: "The Hadj," a first-person travel account and "One Thousand Roads to Mecca," an anthology of 10 centuries of travelers writing about the Muslim pilgrimage. In 1997, Wolfe hosted a televised account of the "Hadj from Mecca" for "Nightline "on ABC. He is currently at work on a four-hour television documentary on the life and times of the Prophet Muhammad. He lives in California.

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