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    The book “The Globalization Paradox” is a very recent book written by the very important Professor Dani Rodrik. In the field of International Economics and more specifically globalization, Dani Rodrik is a very recognizable name in the field. His resume list out the following: currently teaches at the University of Princeton and has taught in many well-known institutions in the past. Furthermore, he is also best know for his earlier book that was released in 1997 and has made big contribution to

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    fiction, Emperor of China: Self-portrait of K’ang-Hsi, is written by Jonathan D. Spence in 1974. Based on various historical records and the letters written by K’ang Hsi Emperor, Spence creates a fictional memoir to describe K’ang Hsi’s later years. This book is divided into six chapters plus two appendixes. The first chapter, “In Motion”, illustrates his talents in hunting skills and his extensive knowledge on how to survive by taking the natural advantages during wars. The second chapter, “Ruling”, expresses

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    awesome red and blue tie that looked really good with the blue shirt that I bought.      During school the day before graduation, I thought that school was very fun and zestful! In first half of school, all we did was return our books to the teacher and talked about what we were going to do over the summer. The second part of the day was even more fun because we just relaxed and did completely nothing! Once school ended some, a few my friends and I rode our bikes to Greg Broeren’s

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    Modern Palestine Book Report A History of Modern Palestine is a textbook written by Ilan Pappe that focuses on the history of Palestine and the developments of Zionism in the state. The book is written in a straight forward manner that is able to inform the reader about the history of Palestine and the conflicts that arose between Muslims and Jews. Oftentimes he includes his own opinion on certain issues and events that are provided with ample evidence to support his arguments. The book is written in

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    Book Report The book As Seen on TV by Karal Ann Marling, is a fascinating study into television and its influence it had on America in the 1950’s. There are many concepts, which are studied in detail proving the pull and push the TV “images” had on the entire U.S. culture. At the time, anyone of importance on TV was a sudden person of influence and impression. Mamie Eisenhower, wife of president Ike, with her public notoriety and respect started trends that would last for years.

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    This report is ground upon the book The Color of Water, written by James McBride. This novel is published by Riverhead Books an imprint of The Berkley Publishing Group and is copy righted 1996 by James McBride. Introduction of the Author The novel “The Color of Water,” was written by James McBride. McBride was born Jewish and African American. His father, the late Rev. Andrew McBride was African-American and his mother Ruchel Dwajra Zylska was a Jewish immigrant from Poland. James was born and

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    "Organization and Design of an Effective Budget Function." Is written by Gregory Michel and was published in 2002 by Government finance officers association in Chicago. The book comprises of five chapters. Chapter one gives an overview of the budgeting process, chapter two is on the functions of the budget office, chapter three is on the organizational ladder in the budget office, chapter four on the issue of staffing in the budget office and lastly chapter five is on the implementation of the budget

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    Mike Meserole, author of The Great Escape: The Longest Tunnel dedicates his book “To the Fifty,” a fitting introduction to commemorate the men who were murdered while escaping for their freedom. Rarely do men such as these come along who are committed to persevering, even in the face of peril, adversity and hardship. When and from whom did this adversity come from? To begin, the context of this story comes in two different frameworks. In the broad sense, Germany had taken on England in an air

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    Murder on the Mind is written by L.L. Bartlett and was published in 2005. This book has three very big main characters that all give a bit of their own personality to the book. There are also four background main characters that make the story very interesting. The main characters are, Jeff Resnick,Richard, and Matt Sumner. Jeff is an insurance investigator, in New York City.He was mugged one night and beaten badly with a baseball bat. After he had been in the hospital for a few weeks,His brother

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    I first heard about Moby Dick I thought it was a book about a captain. I honestly didn’t know that Moby Dick was a whale. In addition this was one of the easier old English books to understand because the word choice the author choose was simple. In the middle of this book I got a little confused because I didn’t really understand what was going on. The ending of the book was really intense. This book had a lot going on. I must say that this book has a lot going on and since there is a lot going