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521975 | 521975 | unitedstatesairforce | unitedstatesairforce | usairforce | usairforce | usaf | usaf | f86h | f86h | aviation | aviation | aircraft | aircraft | airplane | airplane | militaryaviation | militaryaviation | northamericanaviation | northamericanaviation | naa | naa | northamericanf86sabre | northamericanf86sabre | northamericanf86 | northamericanf86 | f86sabre | f86sabre | f86 | f86 | sabrejet | sabrejet | northamericansabre | northamericansabre | sabre | sabre | northamericanf86hsabre | northamericanf86hsabre | northamericanf86h | northamericanf86h | f86hsabre | f86hsabre | generalelectric | generalelectric | ge | ge | generalelectricj73 | generalelectricj73 | gej73 | gej73 | j73 | j73 | generalelectricj73ge3 | generalelectricj73ge3 | gej73ge3 | gej73ge3 | j73ge3 | j73ge3

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17.037 American Political Thought (MIT) 17.037 American Political Thought (MIT)

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This course surveys American political thought from the colonial era to the present. Required readings are drawn mainly from primary sources, including writings of politicians, activists, and theorists. Topics include the relationship between religion and politics, rights, federalism, national identity, republicanism versus liberalism, the relationship of subordinated groups to mainstream political discourse, and the role of ideas in politics. We will analyze the simultaneous radicalism and weakness of American liberalism, how the revolutionary ideas of freedom and equality run up against persistent patterns of inequality. Graduate students are expected to pursue the subject in greater depth through suggested reading and individual research. This course surveys American political thought from the colonial era to the present. Required readings are drawn mainly from primary sources, including writings of politicians, activists, and theorists. Topics include the relationship between religion and politics, rights, federalism, national identity, republicanism versus liberalism, the relationship of subordinated groups to mainstream political discourse, and the role of ideas in politics. We will analyze the simultaneous radicalism and weakness of American liberalism, how the revolutionary ideas of freedom and equality run up against persistent patterns of inequality. Graduate students are expected to pursue the subject in greater depth through suggested reading and individual research.

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american politics | american politics | united states | united states | political theory | political theory | colonial | colonial | contemporary government | contemporary government | national identity | national identity | individual rights | individual rights | liberalism | liberalism | activism | activism | repulicanism | repulicanism | radicalism | radicalism | revolution | revolution | equality | equality | freedom | freedom | protestants | protestants | protestantism | protestantism | colonial america | colonial america | american revolution | american revolution | debate | debate | constitution | constitution | jeffersonian republicans | jeffersonian republicans | hamiltonian federalists | hamiltonian federalists | madison | madison | individualism | individualism | antebellum america | antebellum america | racism | racism | nativism | nativism | sexism | sexism | new inegalitarians | new inegalitarians | politics of inclusion | politics of inclusion | politics of difference | politics of difference | markets | markets | morals | morals

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XB-70A #1 liftoff with TB-58A chase aircraft

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airplane | aircraft | aviation | nasa | ge | bomber | armstrong | valkyrie | aerospace | generalelectric | naa | nationalaeronauticsandspaceadministration | xb70 | northamericanaviation | convairhustler | afrc | xb70a | b58hustler | b70 | j79 | convairb58 | northamericanxb70 | xb70valkyrie | j93 | gej79 | convairb58hustler | yj93 | northamericanxb70a | 620001 | b70a | tb58 | northamericanxb70valkyrie | northamericanb70valkyrie | b70valkyrie | northamericanb70 | northamericanvalkyrie | northamericanxb70avalkyrie | xb70avalkyrie | generalelectricj93 | gej93 | generalelectricyj93 | geyj93 | af620001 | convairtb58 | convairtb58a | tb58a | nasaarmstrong

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Amanulu de Remy of the Haitian Rara band Konbo Guinyn performing in Miami Amanulu de Remy of the Haitian Rara band Konbo Guinyn performing in Miami

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musicians | musicians | women | women | singing | singing | florida | florida | miami | miami | performingarts | performingarts | hats | hats | singers | singers | womenmusicians | womenmusicians | miamidadecounty | miamidadecounty | personaladornment | personaladornment | domesticarts | domesticarts | artsperforming | artsperforming | musicalintstruments | musicalintstruments | musicaltraditions | musicaltraditions | ethnicityhaitian | ethnicityhaitian | musicaltraditionshaitian | musicaltraditionshaitian | konboguinynmusicalgroup | konboguinynmusicalgroup | deremyamanulu | deremyamanulu | musicaltraditionslatinamericanandcaribbean | musicaltraditionslatinamericanandcaribbean | songshaitian | songshaitian | ethnicitylatinamericanandcaribbean | ethnicitylatinamericanandcaribbean | haitianamericanentertainers | haitianamericanentertainers | saltzmanrikicollector | saltzmanrikicollector | haitianamericanmusicians | haitianamericanmusicians

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Sikorsky S-42 plane over Miami Sikorsky S-42 plane over Miami

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florida | florida | miami | miami | panamericanworldairwaysinc | panamericanworldairwaysinc | sikorskys42clipper | sikorskys42clipper | airplanes | airplanes | aerialviews | aerialviews | aviation | aviation | aircraft | aircraft | airplane | airplane | airlines | airlines | airliners | airliners | flyingboat | flyingboat | seaplane | seaplane | panamericanairways | panamericanairways | paa | paa | panamerican | panamerican | panamericanworldairways | panamericanworldairways | panam | panam | panamclipper | panamclipper | sikorskyaircraft | sikorskyaircraft | voughtsikorsky | voughtsikorsky | sikorsky | sikorsky | sikorskys42 | sikorskys42 | s42 | s42 | prattandwhitney | prattandwhitney | prattwhitney | prattwhitney | pw | pw | prattwhitneyr1690hornet | prattwhitneyr1690hornet | prattwhitneyr1690 | prattwhitneyr1690 | prattwhitneyhornet | prattwhitneyhornet | r1690hornet | r1690hornet | r1690 | r1690 | hornet | hornet | prattwhitneyr1690s5d1g | prattwhitneyr1690s5d1g | r1690s5d1g | r1690s5d1g

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21G.704 Spanish 4 (MIT) 21G.704 Spanish 4 (MIT)

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El curso de Español IV tiene como objetivo mejorar la comunicación oral y escrita mediante el estudio de la lengua, la literatura, la historia y la cultura del mundo hispano. También aspira a desarrollar la habilidad lectora del estudiante, exponiéndolo a textos literarios y periodísticos que reflejen la diversidad cultural del mundo hispano-hablante. El curso está organizado por temas sociales, políticos y culturales comunes a las sociedades hispanas, por ejemplo, la identidad cultural, el rol cambiante de la mujer y la familia, el desarrollo económico y su efecto en la cultura tradicional y el medio ambiente, y los derechos del individuo en el sistema político. El curso de Español IV tiene como objetivo mejorar la comunicación oral y escrita mediante el estudio de la lengua, la literatura, la historia y la cultura del mundo hispano. También aspira a desarrollar la habilidad lectora del estudiante, exponiéndolo a textos literarios y periodísticos que reflejen la diversidad cultural del mundo hispano-hablante. El curso está organizado por temas sociales, políticos y culturales comunes a las sociedades hispanas, por ejemplo, la identidad cultural, el rol cambiante de la mujer y la familia, el desarrollo económico y su efecto en la cultura tradicional y el medio ambiente, y los derechos del individuo en el sistema político.

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spanish | spanish | foreign language | foreign language | conversation | conversation | writing | writing | literature | literature | culture | culture | history | history | society | society | hispanic | hispanic | latin america | latin america | western europe | western europe | spain | spain | central america | central america | south america | south america | identity | identity | politics | politics | family | family | economy | economy | tradition | tradition

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21G.711 Advanced Spanish Conversation and Composition (MIT) 21G.711 Advanced Spanish Conversation and Composition (MIT)

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En este curso el estudiante perfeccionará su comunicación oral y escrita mediante el estudio y la discusión de temas relacionados al impacto social y cultural de la ciencia y la tecnología en ciertas sociedades hispanas. Algunos de los temas que se considerarán son los efectos de los cambios tecnológicos en la estructura familiar y comunitaria, en las relaciones entre los sexos, en la identidad personal y cultural, en el mundo natural y en los sistemas de valores, la religión, la educación y el trabajo. También se examinarán y compararán diversas actitudes hacia la innovación tecnológica y científica tal como se expresan en los medios de comunicación, los d En este curso el estudiante perfeccionará su comunicación oral y escrita mediante el estudio y la discusión de temas relacionados al impacto social y cultural de la ciencia y la tecnología en ciertas sociedades hispanas. Algunos de los temas que se considerarán son los efectos de los cambios tecnológicos en la estructura familiar y comunitaria, en las relaciones entre los sexos, en la identidad personal y cultural, en el mundo natural y en los sistemas de valores, la religión, la educación y el trabajo. También se examinarán y compararán diversas actitudes hacia la innovación tecnológica y científica tal como se expresan en los medios de comunicación, los d

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spanish | spanish | foreign language | foreign language | conversation | conversation | writing | writing | literature | literature | culture | culture | technological change | technological change | society | society | hispanic | hispanic | gender relations | gender relations | identity | identity | religion education | religion education | community | community | media | media | ethics | ethics | latin america | latin america | western europe | western europe | spain | spain | central america | central america | south america | south america

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21G.704 Spanish IV (MIT) 21G.704 Spanish IV (MIT)

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Course Sequences Spanish IV aims at developing and improving student's oral and written communication through the continued study of the language, literature and culture of Spain, Latin America and Hispanic communities in the United States. It also seeks to improve students' ability to read and appreciate literary and non-literary texts in Spanish, deepening this way students' awareness and understanding of the cultural diversity of the Spanish-speaking world. The course is organized by themes based on contemporary social, political and cultural issues of Spanish-speaking societies such as: cultural identity, the changing roles of women and family, economic development and its effects on cultural heritage and environment, and the individual's rights in the political system. Course Sequences Spanish IV aims at developing and improving student's oral and written communication through the continued study of the language, literature and culture of Spain, Latin America and Hispanic communities in the United States. It also seeks to improve students' ability to read and appreciate literary and non-literary texts in Spanish, deepening this way students' awareness and understanding of the cultural diversity of the Spanish-speaking world. The course is organized by themes based on contemporary social, political and cultural issues of Spanish-speaking societies such as: cultural identity, the changing roles of women and family, economic development and its effects on cultural heritage and environment, and the individual's rights in the political system.

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spanish | spanish | foreign language | foreign language | conversation | conversation | writing | writing | literature | literature | culture | culture | history | history | society | society | hispanic | hispanic | latin america | latin america | western europe | western europe | spain | spain | central america | central america | south america | south america | identity | identity | politics | politics | family | family | economy | economy | tradition | tradition

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Pilot Neil Armstrong in the X-15 #1 cockpit Pilot Neil Armstrong in the X-15 #1 cockpit

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2 | 2 | airplane | airplane | 1 | 1 | aircraft | aircraft | aviation | aviation | cockpit | cockpit | armstrong | armstrong | aviator | aviator | xplane | xplane | x15 | x15 | northamerican | northamerican | neilarmstrong | neilarmstrong | naa | naa | rocketplane | rocketplane | testpilot | testpilot | northamericanaviation | northamericanaviation | pressuresuit | pressuresuit | northamericanx15 | northamericanx15 | experimentalflight | experimentalflight

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21G.711 Advanced Spanish Conversation and Composition: Perspectives on Technology and Culture (MIT) 21G.711 Advanced Spanish Conversation and Composition: Perspectives on Technology and Culture (MIT)

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En este curso el estudiante perfeccionará su comunicación oral y escrita mediante el estudio y la discusión de temas relacionados al impacto social y cultural de la ciencia y la tecnología en ciertas sociedades hispanas. Algunos de los temas que se considerarán son los efectos de los cambios tecnológicos en la estructura familiar y comunitaria, en las relaciones entre los sexos, en la identidad personal y cultural, en el mundo natural y en los sistemas de valores, la religión, la educación y el trabajo. También se examinarán y compararán diversas actitudes hacia la innovación tecnológica y científica tal como se expresan en los medios de comunicación, los debates públicos, la lit En este curso el estudiante perfeccionará su comunicación oral y escrita mediante el estudio y la discusión de temas relacionados al impacto social y cultural de la ciencia y la tecnología en ciertas sociedades hispanas. Algunos de los temas que se considerarán son los efectos de los cambios tecnológicos en la estructura familiar y comunitaria, en las relaciones entre los sexos, en la identidad personal y cultural, en el mundo natural y en los sistemas de valores, la religión, la educación y el trabajo. También se examinarán y compararán diversas actitudes hacia la innovación tecnológica y científica tal como se expresan en los medios de comunicación, los debates públicos, la lit

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spanish | spanish | foreign language | foreign language | conversation | conversation | writing | writing | literature | literature | culture | culture | technological change | technological change | society | society | hispanic | hispanic | gender relations | gender relations | identity | identity | religion education | religion education | community | community | media | media | ethics | ethics | latin america | latin america | western europe | western europe | spain | spain | central america | central america | south america | south america

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21G.704 Spanish IV (MIT) 21G.704 Spanish IV (MIT)

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Course Sequences Spanish IV aims at developing and improving student's oral and written communication through the continued study of the language, literature and culture of Spain, Latin America and Hispanic communities in the United States. It also seeks to improve students' ability to read and appreciate literary and non-literary texts in Spanish, deepening this way students' awareness and understanding of the cultural diversity of the Spanish-speaking world. The course is organized by themes based on contemporary social, political and cultural issues of Spanish-speaking societies such as: cultural identity, the changing roles of women and family, economic development and its effects on cultural heritage and environment, and the individual's rights in the political system. Course Sequences Spanish IV aims at developing and improving student's oral and written communication through the continued study of the language, literature and culture of Spain, Latin America and Hispanic communities in the United States. It also seeks to improve students' ability to read and appreciate literary and non-literary texts in Spanish, deepening this way students' awareness and understanding of the cultural diversity of the Spanish-speaking world. The course is organized by themes based on contemporary social, political and cultural issues of Spanish-speaking societies such as: cultural identity, the changing roles of women and family, economic development and its effects on cultural heritage and environment, and the individual's rights in the political system.

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spanish | spanish | foreign language | foreign language | conversation | conversation | writing | writing | literature | literature | culture | culture | history | history | society | society | hispanic | hispanic | latin america | latin america | western europe | western europe | spain | spain | central america | central america | south america | south america | identity | identity | politics | politics | family | family | economy | economy | tradition | tradition

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Irrigation Canal, Reclaiming Arid Lands, El Paso, Texas Irrigation Canal, Reclaiming Arid Lands, El Paso, Texas

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mexicanamericans | mexicanamericans | irrigationcanals | irrigationcanals | flumes | flumes | dwellings | dwellings | northamerica | northamerica | mexicanamericanborderregion | mexicanamericanborderregion

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STRATHNAVER launch (LOC) STRATHNAVER launch (LOC)

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libraryofcongress | libraryofcongress | downey | downey | shipyard | shipyard | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | newyork | newyork | americanstar | americanstar | shiplaunching | shiplaunching | slipway | slipway | ssamericanstar | ssamericanstar | ssamericanstar1919 | ssamericanstar1919

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airplane - Miami airplane - Miami

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florida | florida | miami | miami | transportplanes | transportplanes | airlines | airlines | panamericanworldairwaysinc | panamericanworldairwaysinc | kaiserfrazercorp | kaiserfrazercorp | trucks | trucks | cars | cars | automobiles | automobiles | panam | panam | panamericanairways | panamericanairways | paa | paa | panamerican | panamerican | pawa | pawa | aircraft | aircraft | airplane | airplane | airliners | airliners | curtisswright | curtisswright | curtiss | curtiss | curtisswrightcw20 | curtisswrightcw20 | curtisscw20 | curtisscw20 | cw20 | cw20 | curtissc46 | curtissc46 | curtissc46commando | curtissc46commando | c46 | c46 | curtisscommando | curtisscommando

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F-86 Sabre on lakebed, front view

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airplanes | 1954 | nasa | sabre | ge | aeronautics | generalelectric | f86 | northamerican | naca | sabrejet | naa | northamericanaviation | f86sabre | f86f | northamericanf86sabre | northamericanf86f | f86fsabre | northamericanf86fsabre | nasadrydenflightresearchcenter | j47 | generalelectricj47 | gej47 | 525246 | 525426

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Dawn Patrol (B-25s)

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airplane | aircraft | aviation | wwii | airplanes | worldwarii | ww2 | kodachrome | bomber | usarmy | militaryaviation | worldwartwo | b25 | unitedstatesarmy | northamerican | naa | northamericanaviation | b25mitchell | mitchellbomber | northamericanb25 | northamericanb25mitchell | unitedstatesarmyairforces | b25b | northamericanmitchell | b25a

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Sabre North American XP-86 45-59597

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airplane | aircraft | aviation | prototype | ge | militaryaviation | generalelectric | f86 | sabrejet | f86sabre | flighttest | northamericanf86sabre | northamericanf86 | northamericansabre | xp86 | allisonj35 | generalelectricj35 | gej35 | usaf4559597 | af4559597 | 4559597 | generalelectricj35c3 | j35c3 | northamericanxp86sabre | northamericanxp86 | xp86sabre

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XB-70A landing with drag chutes deployed

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ge | bomber | valkyrie | generalelectric | naa | xb70 | northamericanaviation | dragchute | b70 | northamericanxb70 | xb70valkyrie | dragchutes | yj93 | 620001 | northamericanxb70valkyrie | northamericanb70valkyrie | b70valkyrie | northamericanb70 | generalelectricyj93 | geyj93 | af620001

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STS.436 Cold War Science (MIT) STS.436 Cold War Science (MIT)

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The history and legacy of the Cold War on science is examined in a seminar setting for this course, looking predominantly at examples in the United States. Topics range from exploring scientists' new political roles after World War II as elite policy-makers in the nuclear age to their victimization by domestic anti-Communism. The course next examines the changing institutions in which the physical, biological, and social sciences were conducted during the postwar decades, investigating the links between institutions and epistemology. The course closes by considering the place of science in the post-Cold-War era. The history and legacy of the Cold War on science is examined in a seminar setting for this course, looking predominantly at examples in the United States. Topics range from exploring scientists' new political roles after World War II as elite policy-makers in the nuclear age to their victimization by domestic anti-Communism. The course next examines the changing institutions in which the physical, biological, and social sciences were conducted during the postwar decades, investigating the links between institutions and epistemology. The course closes by considering the place of science in the post-Cold-War era.

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cold war | cold war | history of science | history of science | nuclear age | nuclear age | post-cold-war era | post-cold-war era | atomic bomb | atomic bomb | nuclear weapons | nuclear weapons | atom bomb | atom bomb | hydrogen bomb | hydrogen bomb | atomic energy | atomic energy | McCarthyism | McCarthyism | espionage | espionage | anti-communism | anti-communism | soviet union | soviet union | cold war america | cold war america | american science | american science

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21H.221 The Places of Migration in United States History (MIT) 21H.221 The Places of Migration in United States History (MIT)

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This course examines the history of the United States as a "nation of immigrants" within a broader global context. It considers migration from the mid-19th century to the present through case studies of such places as New York's Lower East Side, South Texas, Florida, and San Francisco's Chinatown. It also examines the role of memory, media, and popular culture in shaping ideas about migration. The course includes optional field trip to New York City. This course examines the history of the United States as a "nation of immigrants" within a broader global context. It considers migration from the mid-19th century to the present through case studies of such places as New York's Lower East Side, South Texas, Florida, and San Francisco's Chinatown. It also examines the role of memory, media, and popular culture in shaping ideas about migration. The course includes optional field trip to New York City.

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immigration | immigration | migration | migration | lawrence | lawrence | chinatown | chinatown | U.S.-Mexico border | U.S.-Mexico border | Great Migration | Great Migration | The Jazz Singer | The Jazz Singer | Lower East Side | Lower East Side | ethnicity | ethnicity | New York City | New York City | New Immigration | New Immigration | Filipino | Filipino | american imperialism | american imperialism | cuban-american | cuban-american | multiculturalism | multiculturalism | caribbean migration | caribbean migration | asian immigration | asian immigration

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21H.952J Readings in American History Since 1877 (MIT) 21H.952J Readings in American History Since 1877 (MIT)

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This seminar aims to develop a teaching knowledge of the field through extensive reading and discussion of major works. The reading covers a broad range of topics - political, economic, social, and cultural - and represents a variety of historical methods. This seminar aims to develop a teaching knowledge of the field through extensive reading and discussion of major works. The reading covers a broad range of topics - political, economic, social, and cultural - and represents a variety of historical methods.

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united states | united states | history | history | contemporary | contemporary | post-reconstruction | post-reconstruction | literature | literature | twentieth century | twentieth century | nineteen century | nineteen century | immigration | immigration | urbanization | urbanization | populism | populism | progressivism | progressivism | modern american culture | modern american culture | depression | depression | world war | world war | new dea | new dea | politics | politics | new deal | new deal | american history | american history | political | political | culture | culture | cultural | cultural | social | social | economic | economic | 21H.952 | 21H.952 | STS.410 | STS.410

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21L.007J After Columbus (MIT) 21L.007J After Columbus (MIT)

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Sometime after 1492, the concept of the New World or America came into being, and this concept appeared differently - as an experience or an idea - for different people and in different places. This semester, we will read three groups of texts: first, participant accounts of contact between native Americans and French or English speaking Europeans, both in North America and in the Caribbean and Brazil; second, transformations of these documents into literary works by contemporaries; third, modern texts which take these earlier materials as a point of departure for rethinking the experience and aftermath of contact. The reading will allow us to compare perspectives across time and space, across the cultural geographies of religion, nation and ethnicity, and finally across a range of genres Sometime after 1492, the concept of the New World or America came into being, and this concept appeared differently - as an experience or an idea - for different people and in different places. This semester, we will read three groups of texts: first, participant accounts of contact between native Americans and French or English speaking Europeans, both in North America and in the Caribbean and Brazil; second, transformations of these documents into literary works by contemporaries; third, modern texts which take these earlier materials as a point of departure for rethinking the experience and aftermath of contact. The reading will allow us to compare perspectives across time and space, across the cultural geographies of religion, nation and ethnicity, and finally across a range of genres

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21L.007 | 21L.007 | 21G.020 | 21G.020 | columbus | columbus | literature | literature | north | america | north | america | french | french | history | history | europe | europe | caribbean | caribbean | brazil | brazil | modern | modern | religion | religion | ethnicity | ethnicity | culture | culture | shakespeare | shakespeare | defoe | defoe | rowlandson | rowlandson | walcott | walcott | montaigne | montaigne | de lery | de lery | coetzee | coetzee | essay | essay | narrative | narrative | novel | novel | poetry | poetry | drama | drama | film | film | report | report | north america | north america | New World | New World | America | America | Native Americans | Native Americans | English | English | Europeans | Europeans | North America | North America | literary transformations | literary transformations | nation | nation | captivity narratives | captivity narratives | Michel Montaigne | Michel Montaigne | William Shakespeare | William Shakespeare | Jean de L?ry | Jean de L?ry | Daniel Defoe | Daniel Defoe | Mary Rowlandson | Mary Rowlandson | Derek Walcott | Derek Walcott | J. M. Coetzee | J. M. Coetzee | Christopher Columbus | Christopher Columbus | 21F.020J | 21F.020J | 21F.020 | 21F.020

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STS.428 Technology and Change in Rural America (MIT) STS.428 Technology and Change in Rural America (MIT)

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This course considers the historical dimensions of rural production from subsistence to industrialization, both in America and in an international context, with an emphasis on the role of science and technology. Topics include changing notions of progress; emergence of genetics and its complex applications to food production; mechanization of both farm practices and the food industry; role of migrant labor; management theory and its impact on farm practice; role of federal governments and NGOs in production systems; women in food production systems; and the green revolution. This course considers the historical dimensions of rural production from subsistence to industrialization, both in America and in an international context, with an emphasis on the role of science and technology. Topics include changing notions of progress; emergence of genetics and its complex applications to food production; mechanization of both farm practices and the food industry; role of migrant labor; management theory and its impact on farm practice; role of federal governments and NGOs in production systems; women in food production systems; and the green revolution.

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history | history | technology | technology | change | change | rural | rural | america | america | american history | american history | science | science | food | food | agriculture | agriculture | production | production | systems | systems | politics | politics

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STS.428 Technology and Change in Rural America (MIT) STS.428 Technology and Change in Rural America (MIT)

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This course considers the historical dimensions of rural production from subsistence to industrialization, both in America and in an international context, with an emphasis on the role of science and technology. Topics include changing notions of progress; emergence of genetics and its complex applications to food production; mechanization of both farm practices and the food industry; role of migrant labor; management theory and its impact on farm practice; role of federal governments and NGOs in production systems; women in food production systems; and the green revolution. This course considers the historical dimensions of rural production from subsistence to industrialization, both in America and in an international context, with an emphasis on the role of science and technology. Topics include changing notions of progress; emergence of genetics and its complex applications to food production; mechanization of both farm practices and the food industry; role of migrant labor; management theory and its impact on farm practice; role of federal governments and NGOs in production systems; women in food production systems; and the green revolution.

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history | history | technology | technology | change | change | rural | rural | america | america | american history | american history | science | science | food | food | agriculture | agriculture | production | production | systems | systems | politics | politics

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21G.022J International Women's Voices (MIT) 21G.022J International Women's Voices (MIT)

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International Women’s Voices has several objectives. It introduces students to a variety of works by contemporary women writers from Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and North America. The emphasis is on non-western writers. The readings are chosen to encourage students to think about how each author’s work reflects a distinct cultural heritage and to what extent, if any, we can identify a female voice that transcends national cultures. In lectures and readings distributed in class, students learn about the history and culture of each of the countries these authors represent. The way in which colonialism, religion, nation formation and language influence each writer is a major concern of this course. In addition, students examine the patterns of socialization of wom International Women’s Voices has several objectives. It introduces students to a variety of works by contemporary women writers from Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and North America. The emphasis is on non-western writers. The readings are chosen to encourage students to think about how each author’s work reflects a distinct cultural heritage and to what extent, if any, we can identify a female voice that transcends national cultures. In lectures and readings distributed in class, students learn about the history and culture of each of the countries these authors represent. The way in which colonialism, religion, nation formation and language influence each writer is a major concern of this course. In addition, students examine the patterns of socialization of wom

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21G.022 | 21G.022 | WGS.141 | WGS.141 | Women | Women | International | International | Global | Global | Contemporary literature | Contemporary literature | Writers | Writers | Asia | Asia | Africa | Africa | Middle east | Middle east | Latin america | Latin america | North america | North america | Non-western | Non-western | Gender roles | Gender roles | Culture | Culture | Heritage | Heritage | Female | Female | History | History | Colonialism | Colonialism | Religion | Religion | Nationalism | Nationalism | Socialization | Socialization | Language | Language | Patriarchal | Patriarchal | Sex | Sex | Marriage | Marriage | Politics | Politics | Love | Love | Work | Work | Identity | Identity | Fiction | Fiction | literature | literature | SP.461J | SP.461J | WMN.461J | WMN.461J | SP.461 | SP.461 | WMN.461 | WMN.461

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