empire-building


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empire-building

[ˈempaɪəˌbɪldɪŋ] N (fig) → construcción f de imperios
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The trip comes as Japan is locked in an increasingly bitter row with China, with Beijing accusing nationalist Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of whitewashing his countryA's empire-building past with a visit to a controversial spot that honours convicted war criminals.
From surviving the Ice Age to empire-building under Genghis Khan and the fall of the Aztec Empire, this packs in over 300 color photos and maps along with illustrated sidebars to provide a fine blend of scientific investigation and history, highly recommended for any general-interest collection looking for a good visual survey of human history appealing to general audiences.
Aside from the Academy show, they'll be empire-building in Galway, Limerick, Kilkenny and Cork in the coming months.
Or is this an empire-building exercise on the part of the top brass at the expense of the staff and students?
But perhaps you should start small, take all that empire-building step by step.
With the backing of the Democratic Congress, the Republican White House's aggressive pursuit of a military approach to empire-building has led to a world-wide decline of US influence, the realignment of former client rulers toward imperial adversaries, the emergence of competing hegemons and loss of crucial sources of strategic raw materials.
He covers a large variety of interconnected issues in relatively few pages, including the relationship between market liberalization and forced emigration, corruption as a central facet of economic empire-building, imperialism as the driving force of genocide, Zionist power in US government and media institutions, political developments in China and Latin America, alternative economic policies to those dictated by the "Washington Consensus," and the centrality of Iraq and Afghanistan in defeating the empire.
It developed into an empire-building process that brought Qing into rivalry with Muscovite Russia and Zungharia in the reigns of three dynamic emperors, Kangxi (r.
Of course the council tax is unpopular because free-spending local authorities relentlessly force it up with extravagance, feather-bedding of employees and empire-building.
For Kaplan, empire-building is not about using big armies to conquer people; it is a mess of squishy, microcosmic doings along the fuzzy border between war and diplomacy, prosecuted most effectively when it's all happening outside of the media spotlight (his own excepted, of course).
From the obsessive nature of crisis reporting in the media that ignores underlying problems and history, or summarizes them in a backward progression if at all, to propaganda as a tool of empire-building, to the ruthlessness of the police state in so-called "democracies" that get their hands as bloody as any fascist, An Ordinary Person's Guide To Empire spares nothing in its effort to show the raw, real, and often vicious truth.
But we have to address the other side of missionary work and to deal with the legacies of previous years, the empire-building years.