empire building


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empire building

n (fam, pej) → accentramento di potere (economico)
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The British Empire Building is a 6-story retail building located on the west side of Fifth Avenue between 49th and 50th Streets in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Sewell examines Japanese empire building and its surrounding discourses of industrial imperialism in northeastern China during the first half of the 20th century.
This article is the third in a three-part series on the internal barriers that fear creates in organizations: parochialism, territorialism, and empire building.
APOLITICAL row is brewing over alleged 'empire building' amid moves to set up a formal federation of new grass roots councils in south east Northumberland.
Paradoxically the defeats and decline of US military directed empire building has been accompanied by the retreat of the anti-war movements in North America and Western Europe and the sharp decline of political parties and regimes opposing US imperialism in all the advanced capitalist countries.
Thankfully, Civilization Revolution dispels all of these myths and gives gamers the perfect console dabbling in empire building. Like its predecessors, it's a case of taking a civilisation from shambles to ruthless superpower.
It's just the latest chapter in the empire building process which is at the heart and soul of Kirklees.
"We ask all churches whose missions and peoples have historically been involved in empire building to seriously scrutinize in partnership with the victims of their imperial past their structure, teaching, liturgy, funding agencies and policies as well as their political allegiances, in order to repent and reshape their life in all aspects in the spirit of the anti-imperial biblical heritage."
Michael Adams, president of Fairleigh Dickinson University (N.J.) tells the story of how he was once accused of allowing a colleague to build an academic empire: "Apparently, empire building in academia is a mortal sin, and I was equally guilty, as dean of the school, for allowing it to happen.
Scott Pillar at Empire Building can be reached at tallfolks@charter.net Alice Dodson Architect, PA has provided sustainable and solar custom residential design since 1990.
Readers will note the frequent reference to the "Eurasian similarity" that Perdue situates in a conceptual framework of empire building, state formation, and historiography in the Manchu, Russian, and Central Eurasian experience.