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Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power, and Politics of World Trade

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2007

    Outstanding!

    If you are taking Economics, it's an EXTREMELY helpful book. It really takes you deep into hard times and money problems.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 25, 2006

    My shirt has seen more of the world than I have!

    Overall a good book. I encourage people to read the book, just to look at the impact U.S Policy and U.S. Trade regulations can have on an industry.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 8, 2005

    MUST-READ FOR ALL AMERICANS

    Mark Twain once said everyone talks about the weather but no one does anything about it. Similarly, everyone wears t-shirts but hardly anyone understands where they come from or how they got here. Thankfully, Pietra Rivoli has demystified the subject in a way that is informative and interesting. One part social history, one part human interest, one part trade policy primer, this book tells a story in a way that is engaging, instructive, and revelatory. Whether you are a teenager shopping at A & F, someone interested in history, or a seasoned business executive (like me), I guarantee this book will make you alter your perception and inform your daily life.

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