empire-building


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empire-building

[ˈempaɪəˌbɪldɪŋ] N (fig) → construcción f de imperios
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Your role kicks off as Rome begins to establish itself as the Empire-building powerhouse we know, and it's difficult to overstate the decision-making you'll soon be delving Just invading a neighbouring half a dozen elements and several stages of diplomacy.
It shows empire-building. Without the appropriate due diligence then the only losers in the game of academic empire-building are the council tax payers who could be left to foot the bill.
Citing the interrelationship between nation-formation and empire-building in the nineteenth century in Europe as an eminently complex and novel theme, Berger and Miller present three arguments: 1) nations did not build empires, instead they emerged within empires in the context of inter-imperial competition; 2) nation-building cannot be understood without its imperial context--this is true for secessionist nation-building processes in imperial cores; 3) nation-building and empire were entangled processes--nation-building in the core of empires was a key instrument for empires to enhance and improve their competitiveness.
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.
This book, then, is a history of 'the processes of empire-building' spread over 300 years and the organisation is thematic: the importance of early explorations, the role of warfare, the varying ways in which the British ruled, how uprisings were subdued, the role of Christian missionaries, the effect of an expanding empire on foreign relations and military planning (an interesting chapter) and a superb examination of the factors behind British success.
Imperial Boundaries: Cossack Communities and Empire-Building in the Age of Peter the Great.
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?
The EU is set on empire-building. Empires come, empires go.
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.