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Why Nations Fail

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson, 2012 The book applies insights from institutional economics, development economics and economic history to understand why nations develop differently, with some succeeding in the … Continue reading

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2016 Television

February 29, 2016 Television The Walking Dead has returned from its mid-season. It seemed that people either loved it or hated it. Though they some inconsistencies, like them starting out walking during the day and seemingly not getting very far … Continue reading

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Fragmentation, Memory and the Loss of Self

  Fragmentation, Memory and the Loss of Self: Michael Ondaatje’s book of poetry Handwriting Cari Lynn Vaughn, 2000  To do Michael Ondaatje justice when writing about him, it appears as if one must use poetry to describe his poetry.  Many … Continue reading

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House of the Spirits as a Magical Realism Feminist Novel

House of the Spirits as a Magical Realism Feminist Novel Voice and Narrative Cari Gilkison, Winter 1997   The House of the Spirits is a Magical Realist Feminist Novel.  There is no debate on the presence of Magical Realism, but … Continue reading

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