Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

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a set of 10 economic policy prescriptions considered to constitute the "standard" reform package promoted for crisis-wracked developing countries by Washington, D.C.–based institutions like the IMF and the World Bank (in a nutshell, neoliberalism); term first used in 1989 by English economist John Williamson

(noun) the vault of the sky; firmament / (noun) the celestial abode of God or the gods; heaven / (noun) the upper atmosphere

(German for worldview) a particular philosophy or view of life; the worldview of an individual or group

(verb) writhe toss / (verb) wallow / (verb) to rise and fall or toss about in or with waves / (verb) to become deeply sunk, soaked, or involved / (verb) to be in turmoil / (noun) a state of wild disorder; turmoil / (noun) a chaotic mass or jumble

a feeling of melancholy and world-weariness; coined by German author Jean Paul

complain persistently and in a peevish or irritating way

a strike undertaken by unionized workers without union leadership's authorization, support, or approval; sometimes termed an unofficial industrial action

an American novelist; one of the first and most important American postmodern writers

(verb) blow a current of air through (grain) in order to remove the chaff; remove (people or things) from a group until only the best ones are left

an economic miracle, especially the economic recovery of the Federal Republic of West Germany after the Second World War

tributary of the Schuylkill River in Pennsylvania

(adjective) usual or ordinary especially by reason of established habit / (verb) accustom habituate / (verb) to have the habit of doing something

multidisciplinary, macro-scale approach to world history and social change which emphasizes the world-system (and not nation states) as the primary (but not exclusive) unit of social analysis; pioneered by Immanuel Wallerstein in 1974

a ghost or ghostlike image of someone, especially one seen shortly before or after their death; or, a wisp or faint trace of something

clear and obvious, in a stark or exaggerated form

held from February 4 to 11 in Yalta, USSR, 1945; FDR, Churchill and Stalin met to discuss Europe's postwar reorganization

a curve on a graph in which the yield of fixed-interest securities is plotted against the length of time they have to run to maturity

(noun) a Japanese term referring to industrial and financial business conglomerates in the Empire of Japan, whose influence and size allowed control over significant parts of the Japanese economy from the Meiji period until the end of World War II

a chameleonlike person who is unusually ubiquitous (from Woody Allen film "Zelig")

a bond that is issued at a deep discount to its face value but pays no interest

(noun) the use of a word to modify or govern two or more words usually in such a manner that it applies to each in a different sense or makes sense with only one (as in “opened the door and her heart to the homeless boy”)

literally the “era of Zhdanov,” is the name given to the post-1945 purge conducted in the soviet union against intellectuals, artists, and writers, condemned for their supposed “bourgeois” sympathies

(German Customs Union) a coalition of German states formed to manage tariffs and economic policies within their territories; formally established Jan 1 1834; by 1866, included most German states; lasted until the end of WWI

a men's suit with high-waisted, wide-legged, tight-cuffed, pegged trousers, and a long coat with wide lapels and wide padded shoulders