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Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds

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National Intelligence Council


Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds is the fifth installment (published in 2012) in the National Intelligence Council’s series aimed at …

Report of the Presidential Task Force on Market Mechanisms (The Brady Report)

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Presidential Task Force On Market Mechanisms


From the close of trading on Tuesday, October 13, 1987, to the close of trading on October 19, 1987, the Dow Jones Industrial Average ("…

U. S. Energy Sector Vulnerabilities to Climate Change and Extreme Weather

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United States Department Of Energy


This report—part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to support national climate change adaptation planning through the Interagency Climat…

Secrets of Crewe House: the story of a famous campaign

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Campbell Stuart


Campbell Stuart, a Canadian, was involved in British efforts of propaganda during the two World Wars. His most active work was done during t…

Safeguarding children: pediatric medical countermeasure research

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Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Iss and Presidential Commission For The Study Of Bioethical Iss


Safeguarding Children: Pediatric Medical Countermeasure Research is the response from the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethica…

Chapter I

In Narrative of The Life of David Crockett of The State of Tennessee

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David Crockett


Autobiography, written by David (Davey) Crockett about 2 years before his death at the Alamo in March of 1836. - Summary by Bill2147

04 - The Wonderful Fight of the Exchange of Bristol with the Pirates of Algiers

In Great Pirate Stories

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Joseph Lewis French


Piracy embodies the romance of the sea at its highest expression. It is a sad but inevitable commentary on our civilization, that, so far as…

Chapter II, part 1

In Principles of Geology

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Charles Lyell


Principles of Geology: being an attempt to explain the former changes of the Earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation is a b…