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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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Rufus Sewell

Rufus Sewell I first saw Rufus Sewell in the Science Fiction film Dark City. He was dark, mysterious, brooding and yet sympathetic. I not seen him in anything before and his Byronic good looks piqued my interest. The English actor … Continue reading

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Rhetoric Analysis of Veronica Franco

Rhetoric Analysis of Veronica Franco Cari Vaughn, 2002   I picked Veronica Franco’s Letter 17 from the book Selected Poems and Letters to analyze.  In order to understand her rhetoric, a brief biography is necessary so that the context might … Continue reading

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