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A Connecticut yankee in King Arthur's court A Connecticut yankee in King Arthur's court

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kind | kind | Fiction -- United States -- 19th century | Fiction -- United States -- 19th century | Fantasy literature -- United States -- 19th century | Fantasy literature -- United States -- 19th century | Novels -- United States -- 19th century | Novels -- United States -- 19th century | Satires -- United States -- 19th century | Satires -- United States -- 19th century | text | text | CC BY-SA | CC BY-SA

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17.460 Defense Politics (MIT) 17.460 Defense Politics (MIT)

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This course focuses on the institutional relationships that affect the raising, maintenance and use of military forces in the United States. It is about civil/military, government/industry, military/science and military service/military service relations. The course examines how politicians, defense contractors, and military officers determine the military might of the United States. It analyzes the military strategies of the nation and the bureaucratic strategies of the armed services, contractors, and defense scientists. It offers a combination of military sociology, organizational politics, and the political economy of defense. This course focuses on the institutional relationships that affect the raising, maintenance and use of military forces in the United States. It is about civil/military, government/industry, military/science and military service/military service relations. The course examines how politicians, defense contractors, and military officers determine the military might of the United States. It analyzes the military strategies of the nation and the bureaucratic strategies of the armed services, contractors, and defense scientists. It offers a combination of military sociology, organizational politics, and the political economy of defense.

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United States; defense; policy; institutional relationships; military; forces; civil; government; industry; science; military relations; politicians; defense contractors; officers; strategies; bureaucracy; armed services; contractors; defense scientists; sociology; organization; politics; political economy; congress; president; terror; war; homeland;intraservice; interservice; cargo; security | United States; defense; policy; institutional relationships; military; forces; civil; government; industry; science; military relations; politicians; defense contractors; officers; strategies; bureaucracy; armed services; contractors; defense scientists; sociology; organization; politics; political economy; congress; president; terror; war; homeland;intraservice; interservice; cargo; security | United States | United States | defense | defense | policy | policy | institutional relationships | institutional relationships | military | military | forces | forces | civil | civil | government | government | industry | industry | science | science | military relations | military relations | politicians | politicians | defense contractors | defense contractors | officers | officers | strategies | strategies | bureaucracy | bureaucracy | armed services | armed services | contractors | contractors | defense scientists | defense scientists | sociology | sociology | organization | organization | politics | politics | political economy | political economy | congress | congress | president | president | terror | terror | war | war | homeland | homeland | intraservice | intraservice | interservice | interservice | cargo | cargo | security | security

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This Side of Paradise This Side of Paradise

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kind | kind | Fiction -- United States -- 20th century | Fiction -- United States -- 20th century | Novels -- United States -- 20th century | Novels -- United States -- 20th century | text | text | CC BY-SA | CC BY-SA

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On Bacon's rebellion On Bacon's rebellion

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kind | kind | Annals -- United States -- 18th century | Annals -- United States -- 18th century | Military histories -- United States -- 18th century | Military histories -- United States -- 18th century | text | text | CC BY-SA | CC BY-SA

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The gift of the magi The gift of the magi

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kind | kind | Fiction -- United States -- 20th century | Fiction -- United States -- 20th century | Short stories -- United States -- 20th century | Short stories -- United States -- 20th century | text | text | CC BY-SA | CC BY-SA

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Great men and their environment Great men and their environment

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kind | kind | Periodicals -- United States -- 19th century | Periodicals -- United States -- 19th century | Essays -- United States -- 19th century | Essays -- United States -- 19th century | text | text | CC BY-SA | CC BY-SA

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Billy Budd, foretopman Billy Budd, foretopman

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kind | kind | Fiction -- United States -- 20th century | Fiction -- United States -- 20th century | Novellas -- United States -- 20th century | Novellas -- United States -- 20th century | text | text | CC BY-SA | CC BY-SA

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Susan Lenox: her rise and fall [sic] Susan Lenox: her rise and fall [sic]

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kind | kind | Fiction -- United States -- 20th century | Fiction -- United States -- 20th century | Novels -- United States -- 20th century | Novels -- United States -- 20th century | text | text | CC BY-SA | CC BY-SA

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The American crisis, and a letter to Sir Guy Carleton, on the murder of Captain Huddy, and the intended retaliation on Captain Asgill, of the Guards. By Thomas Paine, The American crisis, and a letter to Sir Guy Carleton, on the murder of Captain Huddy, and the intended retaliation on Captain Asgill, of the Guards. By Thomas Paine,

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kind | kind | Political participation -- United States | Political participation -- United States | Political rights -- Great Britain | Political rights -- Great Britain | Great Britain -- Colonies | Great Britain -- Colonies | Great Britain -- Colonies -- America | Great Britain -- Colonies -- America | United States -- History | United States -- History | Gage | Thomas | -- 171-1787 | Gage | Thomas | -- 171-1787 | Dorchester | Guy Carleton | -- Baron | -- 1724-1808 -- Public opinion | Dorchester | Guy Carleton | -- Baron | -- 1724-1808 -- Public opinion | ECCO | ECCO | text | text | CC BY-SA | CC BY-SA

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Bartleby, the scrivener: a story of Wall-street Bartleby, the scrivener: a story of Wall-street

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kind | kind | Fiction -- United States -- 19th century | Fiction -- United States -- 19th century | Short stories -- United States -- 19th century | Short stories -- United States -- 19th century | text | text | CC BY-SA | CC BY-SA

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Ebenezer Beriah Kelly: autobiography Ebenezer Beriah Kelly: autobiography

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kind | kind | Biographies -- United States -- 19th century | Biographies -- United States -- 19th century | Autobiographies -- United States -- 19th century | Autobiographies -- United States -- 19th century | text | text | CC BY-SA | CC BY-SA

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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kind | kind | Fiction -- United States -- 19th century | Fiction -- United States -- 19th century | Novels -- United States -- 19th century | Novels -- United States -- 19th century | text | text | CC BY-SA | CC BY-SA

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Varieties of religious experience: a study in human nature Varieties of religious experience: a study in human nature

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kind | kind | Addresses -- United States -- 20th century | Addresses -- United States -- 20th century | Lectures -- United States -- 20th century | Lectures -- United States -- 20th century | text | text | CC BY-SA | CC BY-SA

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The adventures of Tom Sawyer The adventures of Tom Sawyer

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kind | kind | Fiction -- United States -- 19th century | Fiction -- United States -- 19th century | Novels -- United States -- 19th century | Novels -- United States -- 19th century | text | text | CC BY-SA | CC BY-SA

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The rights of British Colonies asserted and proved The rights of British Colonies asserted and proved

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kind | kind | Pamphlet wars -- United States -- 18th century | Pamphlet wars -- United States -- 18th century | Protest literature -- United States -- 18th century | Protest literature -- United States -- 18th century | text | text | CC BY-SA | CC BY-SA

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True saints, when absent from the body, are present with the Lord True saints, when absent from the body, are present with the Lord

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kind | kind | Addresses -- United States -- 18th century | Addresses -- United States -- 18th century | Sermons -- United States -- 18th century | Sermons -- United States -- 18th century | text | text | CC BY-SA | CC BY-SA

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17.953 U.S. Military Budget and Force Planning (MIT) 17.953 U.S. Military Budget and Force Planning (MIT)

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The United States is spending about $400 billion this year on national defense, some $40 billion on homeland security, and $85 billion on military operations and nation-building in Iraq and Afghanistan. This course is for students who want to know how the dollars we spend on national security relate to military forces, systems, and policy choices, and who wish to develop a personal tool kit for framing and assessing defense policy alternatives. The course aims to familiarize students with budgetary concepts and processes; to examine relationships among strategy, forces, and budgets; to explore tradeoffs among the main categories of defense spending; and to develop frameworks for identifying the costs of new military policies. The course begins with an overview of U.S. spending for national The United States is spending about $400 billion this year on national defense, some $40 billion on homeland security, and $85 billion on military operations and nation-building in Iraq and Afghanistan. This course is for students who want to know how the dollars we spend on national security relate to military forces, systems, and policy choices, and who wish to develop a personal tool kit for framing and assessing defense policy alternatives. The course aims to familiarize students with budgetary concepts and processes; to examine relationships among strategy, forces, and budgets; to explore tradeoffs among the main categories of defense spending; and to develop frameworks for identifying the costs of new military policies. The course begins with an overview of U.S. spending for national

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United States | United States | national defense | national defense | homeland security | homeland security | military operations | military operations | budget | budget | military forces | military forces | systems | systems | policy | policy | strategy | strategy | spending | spending | terrorism | terrorism | pay | pay | benefits | benefits | federal | federal | infrastructure | infrastructure | readiness | readiness | alternative | alternative | defense | defense | plans | plans

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14.11 Special Topics in Economics: The Challenge of World Poverty (MIT) 14.11 Special Topics in Economics: The Challenge of World Poverty (MIT)

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This is a course for those who are interested in the challenge posed by massive and persistent world poverty, have had some economics, and believe that economists might have something useful to say about this question. The questions we will take up include: Is extreme poverty a thing of the past? Why do some countries grow fast and others fall further behind? Does growth help the poor? Does foreign aid help? What can we do about corruption? Should we leave it all to the markets? Should we leave it to the non-governmental organizations (NGOs)? Where is the best place to intervene? How do we deal with the disease burden? How do we improve schools? And many others. This is a course for those who are interested in the challenge posed by massive and persistent world poverty, have had some economics, and believe that economists might have something useful to say about this question. The questions we will take up include: Is extreme poverty a thing of the past? Why do some countries grow fast and others fall further behind? Does growth help the poor? Does foreign aid help? What can we do about corruption? Should we leave it all to the markets? Should we leave it to the non-governmental organizations (NGOs)? Where is the best place to intervene? How do we deal with the disease burden? How do we improve schools? And many others.

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challenge | challenge | world poverty | world poverty | economics | economics | per capita income | per capita income | health | health | fertility | fertility | mortality | mortality | birth | birth | death | death | microfinance | microfinance | NGOs | NGOs | poor | poor | education | education | colonialism | colonialism | globalization | globalization | corruption | corruption | India | India | Mexico | Mexico | United States | United States | economic growth | economic growth | development | development | credit markets | credit markets | prosperity | prosperity

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STS.003 The Rise of Modern Science (MIT) STS.003 The Rise of Modern Science (MIT)

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This course will study the development of modern science from the seventeenth century to the present, focusing on Europe and the United States. It will not focus on discoveries and their discoverers. Instead, it will examine: What is science? How has science been practiced, and by whom? How are discoveries made and accepted? What is the nature of scientific progress? What is the impact of science and society? What is the impact of society on science? Topics will be drawn from the histories of physics, chemistry, biology, geology, medicine, psychology, and computer science. This course will study the development of modern science from the seventeenth century to the present, focusing on Europe and the United States. It will not focus on discoveries and their discoverers. Instead, it will examine: What is science? How has science been practiced, and by whom? How are discoveries made and accepted? What is the nature of scientific progress? What is the impact of science and society? What is the impact of society on science? Topics will be drawn from the histories of physics, chemistry, biology, geology, medicine, psychology, and computer science.

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Science | Science | technology | technology | society | society | modern | modern | seventeenth century | seventeenth century | present | present | Europe | Europe | United States | United States | practice | practice | discoveries | discoveries | progress | progress | history | history | physics | physics | chemistry | chemistry | biology | biology | geology | geology | medicine | medicine | psychology | psychology | computer science | computer science

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14.54 International Trade (MIT) 14.54 International Trade (MIT)

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The course will help us understand what determines the flow of goods across countries, i.e. international trade, and what determines the flow of savings and investments from one country to another, i.e. international finance. The subject is one of the oldest fields in economics and is extremely topical at the moment, with the ongoing debate on globalization, free trade agreements, the large current account deficits of the US, the prospects for exchange rates, and the calls for a new global financial architecture following the financial crises in East Asia and Argentina. In the course we will both cover the basic tools and some topics of current interest. The course will help us understand what determines the flow of goods across countries, i.e. international trade, and what determines the flow of savings and investments from one country to another, i.e. international finance. The subject is one of the oldest fields in economics and is extremely topical at the moment, with the ongoing debate on globalization, free trade agreements, the large current account deficits of the US, the prospects for exchange rates, and the calls for a new global financial architecture following the financial crises in East Asia and Argentina. In the course we will both cover the basic tools and some topics of current interest.

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Economics | Economics | international | international | trade | trade | goods | goods | countries | countries | savings | savings | investments | investments | international finance | international finance | globalization | globalization | free trade | free trade | t deficits | t deficits | United States | United States | exchange rates | exchange rates | financial crises | financial crises | East Asia | East Asia | Argentina | Argentina

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14.662 Labor Economics II (MIT) 14.662 Labor Economics II (MIT)

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This class focuses on labor institutions, the transformation of those institutions in the last three decades, and the possible relationship between that transformation and the shifting distribution of wage and salary income. The emphasis is on the United States and other advanced industrial countries, with some discussion of the relevance of the theory and analysis to developing economies. This class focuses on labor institutions, the transformation of those institutions in the last three decades, and the possible relationship between that transformation and the shifting distribution of wage and salary income. The emphasis is on the United States and other advanced industrial countries, with some discussion of the relevance of the theory and analysis to developing economies.

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Economics | Economics | labor | labor | institutions | institutions | unions | unions | worker motivation | worker motivation | technology | technology | social capital | social capital | networks | networks | identity | identity | careers | careers | transformation | transformation | distribution | distribution | wage | wage | salary | salary | income | income | United States | United States | advanced industrial countries | advanced industrial countries | theory | theory | analysis | analysis | developing economies | developing economies

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17.460 Defense Politics (MIT) 17.460 Defense Politics (MIT)

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This course focuses on the institutional relationships that affect the raising, maintenance and use of military forces in the United States. It is about civil/military, government/industry, military/science and military service/military service relations.The course examines how politicians, defense contractors, and military officers determine the military might of the United States. It analyses the military strategies of the nation and the bureaucratic strategies of the armed services, contractors, and defense scientists. It offers a combination of military sociology, organizational politics, and the political economy of defense. This course focuses on the institutional relationships that affect the raising, maintenance and use of military forces in the United States. It is about civil/military, government/industry, military/science and military service/military service relations.The course examines how politicians, defense contractors, and military officers determine the military might of the United States. It analyses the military strategies of the nation and the bureaucratic strategies of the armed services, contractors, and defense scientists. It offers a combination of military sociology, organizational politics, and the political economy of defense.

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United States | United States | defense | defense | policy | policy | institutional relationships | institutional relationships | military | military | forces | forces | civil | civil | government | government | industry | industry | science | science | military relations | military relations | politicians | politicians | defense contractors | defense contractors | officers | officers | strategies | strategies | bureaucracy | bureaucracy | armed services | armed services | contractors | contractors | defense scientists | defense scientists | sociology | sociology | organization | organization | politics | politics | political economy | political economy | congress | congress | presiden | presiden | terror; war | terror; war | homeland | homeland | intraservice | intraservice | interservice | interservice | cargo | cargo | security | security | terror | terror | war | war

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STS.001 Technology in American History (MIT) STS.001 Technology in American History (MIT)

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This course will consider the ways in which technology, broadly defined, has contributed to the building of American society from colonial times to the present. This course has three primary goals: to train students to ask critical questions of both technology and the broader American culture of which it is a part; to provide an historical perspective with which to frame and address such questions; and to encourage students to be neither blind critics of new technologies, nor blind advocates for technologies in general, but thoughtful and educated participants in the democratic process. This course will consider the ways in which technology, broadly defined, has contributed to the building of American society from colonial times to the present. This course has three primary goals: to train students to ask critical questions of both technology and the broader American culture of which it is a part; to provide an historical perspective with which to frame and address such questions; and to encourage students to be neither blind critics of new technologies, nor blind advocates for technologies in general, but thoughtful and educated participants in the democratic process.

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colonization | colonization | Civil War | Civil War | World War II | World War II | Cold War | Cold War | industrialization | industrialization | mass production | mass production | craftsmanship | craftsmanship | transportation | transportation | Taylorism | Taylorism | aeronautics | aeronautics | systems approach | systems approach | computers | computers | control | control | automation | automation | nature | nature | popular culture | popular culture | terrorism | terrorism | rural society | rural society | agrarian society | agrarian society | artisan society | artisan society | industrial society | industrial society | power | power | industrial capitalism | industrial capitalism | factory system | factory system | transport | transport | communication | communication | industrial corporation | industrial corporation | social relations | social relations | production | production | science-based industry | science-based industry | technology | technology | innovation | innovation | process | process | social criteria | social criteria | American history | American history | America | America | technologies | technologies | democratic process | democratic process | political | political | politics | politics | social | social | progress | progress | United States | United States | U.S. | U.S.

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17.953 U.S. Budgets for National Security (MIT) 17.953 U.S. Budgets for National Security (MIT)

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This course is for students who want to know how the dollars we spend on national security relate to military forces, systems, and policy choices, and who wish to develop a personal tool kit for framing and assessing defense policy alternatives. This course is for students who want to know how the dollars we spend on national security relate to military forces, systems, and policy choices, and who wish to develop a personal tool kit for framing and assessing defense policy alternatives.

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United States | United States | national defense | national defense | homeland security | homeland security | military operations | military operations | budget | budget | military forces | military forces | systems | systems | policy | policy | strategy | strategy | spending | spending | terrorism | terrorism | military pay | military pay | military benefits | military benefits | federal spending | federal spending | infrastructure | infrastructure | readiness | readiness | alternative | alternative | defense | defense | Iraq war | Iraq war | foreign aid | foreign aid | national security | national security | defense budget | defense budget

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17.486 Japan and East Asian Security (MIT) 17.486 Japan and East Asian Security (MIT)

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This subject is designed for graduate students interested in international politics, national security and comparative political economy in East Asia. It examines the political, military, and economic challenges facing Japan, its neighbors, and the international system under conditions of great uncertainty. Topics range from the history of once "new" world orders to theories that inform our understanding of international affairs and foreign policy decision-making, as each is related to Japan. We focus on Japanese bilateral, regional, and global security policies from a range of theoretical perspectives. The semester will culminate in a weekend-long Asia-Pacific Crisis Simulation game in which invited U.S. and foreign experts will participate with the graduate students. This subject is designed for graduate students interested in international politics, national security and comparative political economy in East Asia. It examines the political, military, and economic challenges facing Japan, its neighbors, and the international system under conditions of great uncertainty. Topics range from the history of once "new" world orders to theories that inform our understanding of international affairs and foreign policy decision-making, as each is related to Japan. We focus on Japanese bilateral, regional, and global security policies from a range of theoretical perspectives. The semester will culminate in a weekend-long Asia-Pacific Crisis Simulation game in which invited U.S. and foreign experts will participate with the graduate students.

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Japan | Japan | China | China | Korea | Korea | Southeast Asia | Southeast Asia | United States | United States | policy | policy | security | security | economics | economics | global | global | regional | regional | bilateral | bilateral | international | international | national | national | comparative | comparative | strategic | strategic | military | military | diplomacy | diplomacy

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