How Not To Network A Nation

Author: Benjamin Peters
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262034182
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In How Not to Network a Nation, Benjamin Peters reverses the usual cold war dualities and argues that the American ARPANET took shape thanks to well-managed state subsidies and collaborative research environments and the Soviet network ...

Author: Laurent Binet
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ISBN: 9786169205265
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Author: Jared M. Diamond
Publisher:
ISBN: 9789747799149
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Dream Of A Nation

Author: Tyson Miller
Publisher: SEE Innovation
ISBN: 0615482260
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Living and working in Ecuador, Sierra Leone and New York City, he came to
acutely experience how we so often “otherize” and alienate those who are not
like us. He also saw how the lessons of the Holocaust had not been ... From that
modest beginning, Mark, along with his colleagues, has gone on to build one of
the foremost and most innovative anti-genocide organizations in the world, the
Genocide Intervention Network (GI-NET). One of the cornerstones of GI-NET's
approach has ...

A Nation With The Soul Of A Church How Christian Proclamation Has Shaped American History

Author: O. C. Edwards Jr.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313393869
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4 One difficulty in agreeing on the size of his audience is that it did not remain
constant throughout his ministry. It took time to build up, time to develop a
network of stations around the country to carry his talks. Over time, it also
diminished as he alienated many of his listen- ers by changes in his message.
His initial popularity grew from the sympathy he showed for the millions of people
, largely from the lower class or lower middle class, who found that all their efforts
to live out the ...

A Nation Of Serfs

Author: Mark Milke
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470675175
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How. to. Keep. the. Poor. Down. Regular viewers of the Cable News Network (
CNN) will recall the regular complaints of anchor Lou Dobbs about outsourcing
American jobs. For a period, he listed the names of U.S. companies that hired
people ... the colonial mother would have put fur traders, farmers and others out
of work on the grounds that such jobs interfered with workers in Mother England,
and insofar as fur traders went, their working conditions were not even at the
level of the ...

Confronting An Empire Constructing A Nation

Author: Weldon Matthews
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 085771158X
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In this chapter I examine the persistence of working relations among veteran
nationalists in several Arab countries and Europe, and see how they extended
the network to the nationalist youth in Palestine. ... to disdain the provincialism of
the notables.1 To these first Arab nationalists, the borders the Great Powers
imposed on the Arab world in the period after the First World War seemed
artificial, and the issue of Arab independence could not be separated from that of
Arab unity.

The Central Intelligence Agency

Author: Richard H. Immerman
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313332821
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These elaborate machines can be as large as a touring bus and cost a fortune
just to propel into space, not to mention the expense of their design, construction,
and management. Costs are not the only limitation on a nation's ability to fashion
an extensive intelligence network. A set of skills is also required and it can take a
long time to refine. Human intelligence requires experience in the recruitment of
foreign agents, which in turn rests upon a deep knowledge of the language and ...

D W Griffith S The Birth Of A Nation

Author: Melvyn Stokes
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199887519
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For several months, the NAACP forces had allowed themselves to believe an
assurance given by one of the film's producers that “they would not think of taking
it South for fear of race riots.” By September, with the film already booked for West
Virginia, Virginia, and Texas, that assurance had been shown to be false and the
NAACP began gearing up to fight the film across the South.176 The campaign
against The Birth of a Nation in the Southern states would obviously be very
different ...

Map Of A Nation

Author: Rachel Hewitt
Publisher: Granta Books
ISBN: 1847084524
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The. French. Connection. 'LE MINISTRE DES AFFAIRES philosophiques' was
how a friend half-jokingly referred to Joseph Banks. He was not far wrong. By the
early 1780s Banks's magnetism and talents had elevated him to the most
influential position in British science: President of the Royal Society. ... Cassini
replicated these measurements over and over again, building triangles on
triangles, until a complex network of sight lines and measurements extended
over the landscape.